Attention all How I Met Your Mother fans! It looks like a spin-off series based on the popular CBS sitcom is currently in the works and has been ordered by Hulu!
The new series will be titled How I Met Your Father with Hilary Duff set to star. The former Disney Channel actress will play the role of Sophie who tells her son the story about how she met his father, which follows the same premise of the original series.
How I Met Your Mother premiered on CBS in 2005 and ran for nine seasons on the network. The main cast featured Josh Radnor, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris, Jason Segel, and Alyson Hannigan.
The upcoming revival series was created by This Is Us show-runners Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger. The original creators of How I Met Your Mother, Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, will serve as executive producers. Additionally, Duff will produce the show.
“We are beyond excited to be bringing How I Met Your Father to Hulu,” Aptaker and Berger said in a statement to Deadline. “Carter and Craig’s iconic original series revolutionized the half-hour comedy, and we are so honored to be carrying the torch forward for the next generation – and with Hilary Duff no less!”
The main cast members of the original sitcom have not been confirmed to join the new sequel series.
An official release date for How I Met Your Father remains unannounced.