'How I Met Your Mother' may or may not have introduced a major curveball into its narrative with this past week's episode "Vesuvius," but its sequel spinoff series 'How I Met Your Dad' is just getting warmed up. Third to join the regular cast alongside indie darling Greta Gerwig and newcomer Drew Tarver is former 'Smash' star Krysta Rodriguez, but which of the new gang's roles will she take?
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Apart from the divisive casting of indie darling Greta Gerwig and potential interest from Eliza Dushku, 'How I Met Your Dad' secured yet another lead. UCB and Groundlings vet Drew Tarver landed one of the five leading roles for the gender-inverted 'How I Met Your Mother' spinoff, but as whom, you ask?
'How I Met Your Mother' spinoff 'How I Met Your Dad' set the internet ablaze with varying reactions to the news that indie darling Greta Gerwig would take the leading role, but its next major casting should cause far fewer arguments. Find out if 'Buffy' and 'Dollhouse' alum Eliza Dushku will next head to CBS to join the cast of 'How I Met Your Dad'!
News broke this week that indie darling and 'Frances Ha' star Greta Gerwig is headed to CBS to write, produce and star in the new sorta-spinoff of 'How I Met Your Mother,' titled 'How I Met Your Dad.' Cue surprising controversy as fans lashed out at the precious star: is she selling her soul to the home of lesser cable programming, or is this an opportunity for Gerwig to line her pockets and make more of the films she wants to make? Should we feel angry and betrayed, or thrilled and supportive? Why can't we have mixed feelings about it? In the realm of the internet, our reactions can only ever be extreme.
Given the state of 'How I Met Your Mother''s ninth and final season, news that a potential spinoff, fittingly titled 'How I Met Your Dad,' drew mixed reactions across the board. And while opinions remain divided on a gender-inverted take on the long-running CBS comedy, its leading lady is more than up to the task. 'Frances Ha' star Greta Gerwig has officially been cast to spin her tale as the leading lady of 'How I Met Your Dad'!
'How I Met Your Mother' continues racing to the finish line at the end of the aisle this March, but it may not be long before the cycle begins anew with the proposed spinoff of 'How I Met Your Dad.' We knew the new series wouldn't be a carbon copy flipping the script exactly, but take a look at who's in the running for the next MacLaren's gang with the full cast description of CBS' forthcoming 'How I Met Your Dad'!
While the Farhampton stories of 'How I Met Your Mother' season 9 have proven largely a bore, next week's "Bedtime Stories" should liven things up with an episode entirely performed in rhyme. The first sneak peek of the concept episode has arrived, along with new details of the forthcoming spinoff, 'How I Met Your Dad'!
We weren't altogether surprised to learn that CBS would attempt to parlay 'How I Met Your Mother' into a spinoff with 'How I Met Your Father,' but it seems the new female driven series will officially move forward, at least with one small caveat. Kids, get ready to find out 'How I Met Your Dad'!