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How I Met Your Father une suite de How I Met Your Mother !

On Wednesday April 21, the American streaming platform Hulu, largely owned by Disney, dropped the bombshell: How I Met Your Father, a sequel to How I Met Your Mother, is on the way, under the leadership of Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger (This Is Us, Love, Victor).

There are ten episodes that will debut soon: the protagonist will have the face of Hilary Duff (Younger), who in 2020 was announced, still by the House of Mickey Mouse, would return in the then faded Lizzie McGuire revival.

Actress Hilary Duff, star of “How I Met Your Father”. Credits: Getty Images.

Also involved as a producer, Duff will play the role of Sophie.

The sequel will use a multi and unicamera approach similar to that of its predecessor. The creators of How I Met Your Mother, Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, will be executive producers with Aptaker and Berger. 20th Television, which produced the original, will once again be the studio.

“‘How I Met Your Mother’ continues to be one of television’s most innovative and beloved comedies,” said Craig Erwich, president of Hulu Originals and ABC Entertainment Productions. “Isaac and Elizabeth have an inspired vision for this new release that honors what Carter and Craig created with the original and pushes the franchise forward.”

“Since ‘How I Met Your Mother’ ceased airing over seven years ago, fans have kept asking for new episodes,” said Karey Burke, president of 20th Television. “Carter and Craig will return as executive producers, and who better to play the central character than the incredible Hilary Duff?”.

Le casting de How I Met Yout Father

It was announced on August 17, 2021 that filming for the TV series would begin. Hilary Duff, the actress, announced it with a photo shared on Instagram. She posted a photo with the full cast of How I Met Your Father on her personal profile.
Post screenshot with the entire cast of “How I Met Your Father”Shared by Hilary Duff on Instagram.

“Who is ready for us? We may or may not be sitting in front of a certain person’s apartment… .. #himyf ”

Those are Duff’s words below her post, but who’s actually sitting next to her in the show’s full cast photo?
Grown-ish star Francia Raisa, Tom Ainsley (Versailles), Tien Tran (Space Force), Suraj Sharma (God Friended Me) and newcomer Chris Lowell also star in the series written and produced by Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger. .

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Francia Raisa joins the cast of the project as Valentina, the roommate and close friend of Sophie (Duff), an adventurous fashion designer. Valentina has just returned from London Fashion Week with her new boyfriend Charlie.
Tom Ainsley stars as aspiring British model Charlie. The son of conservative aristocrats, Charlie is a good guy, but he has lived all his life in the bubble of the rich.
Tien Tran plays the adopted sister of Jesse, who also recently moved to New York after divorcing his ex-wife. Ellen is a very unusual girl, certainly more at home in an organic vegetable garden than in a Big Apple pub.

Suraj Sharma joins the cast as Sid, Jesse’s best friend and roommate. The boy is the new owner of a bar, and always responds optimistically to his cynical friend Jesse.

Previews of How I Met Your Father

The protagonists of the How I Met Your Mother series. Credits: 2oth / Disney.

The series, set in the near future, sees Sophie (Duff) telling her son the story of meeting his father: a story that catapults us into the past. It’s 2021 and Sophie and her tight-knit group of friends are trying to figure out who they are, what they want in life, and how to fall in love in the age of dating apps and limitless options.
The creators of the original series, Bays and Thomas, said: “We are honored by the passion and vision of the new team and look forward to helping them tell a legendary new story. Thanks to all the “HIMYM” fans who have been waiting for it. ”
Aptaker and Berger, co-creators of the sequel series, commented, “We can’t wait for audiences to meet Sophie and her gang, and see them mature and find love in modern New York City.”

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“I have been incredibly fortunate in my career to play such wonderful characters and I can’t wait to take on the role of Sophie,” said Hilary Duff. Last year, the actress appeared to be involved in a spin-off that would see her Younger character, Kelsey Peters, move to Los Angeles. The project, which was then under development, was never heard from again.

How I Met Your Father with Hilary Duff: it's a sequel!

How I Met Your Father will air on Disney + Star

As a production of Disney TV Studios, How I Met Your Father will most likely arrive in France in the Star section of Disney +. All nine seasons of How I Met Your Mother are currently available on Star and Netflix. How I Met Your Mother, the spin-offs that never saw the light of day.

The How I Met Your Mother franchise has been looking for the right idea to return to television for eight years. In 2013, the channel that broadcasts the series in the United States, CBS, announced “How I Met Your Dad”, a spin-off set in New York and featuring a new group of friends.
The main character Sally is said to have the face of Greta Gerwig aka Mother. She will be joined by Drew Tarver, Nicholas D’Agosto, Andrew Santino and Tiya Sircar. The narrator would have been Meg Ryan. The episode did not convince network executives, however, and CBS decided not to follow up.

In late 2016, Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger were announced as co-creators of a series called How I Met Your Father, with original creators Bays and Thomas involved as executive producers. Soon after, Aptaker and Berger became the showrunners of This Is Us, and the project has stalled (until now).
A third iteration of HIMYM appeared to be in the works the following year. In 2017, author Alison Bennet was chosen to write the new spin-off, which also reportedly involved Bays and Thomas. Here again, the project did not go beyond the preliminary stages.

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