Practically a decade after How I Met Your Mom ended its nine-season run, Emmy winner Neil Patrick Harris is formally reprising his iconic function as Barney Stinson within the newest season of Hulu’s How I Met Your Father. Harris’ return was confirmed after he made a shock look through the spin-off’s second season premiere.
Talking with TVLine, creators Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger teased that the fan-favorite How I Met Your Mom character will likely be enjoying a key function in Sophie’s storyline in Season 2. In addition they revealed that Harris’ Barney is predicted to look in a couple of extra episodes.
“Every time we discuss bringing again a member of the unique crew, you need it to serve two functions: You need to give some tidbits about what’s going on of their lives, the place they’ve landed and the place they’re at, however it’s additionally about how they influence the How I Met Your Father story, and the way they ship one among our characters in a brand new, surprising course,” Aptaker defined. “Just like Robin final 12 months, we’ll be taught some extra about the place Barney’s at, however it’ll even have a serious influence on the trajectory, and essential narrative, of our season.”
How I Met Your Father is written and govt produced by creators Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger (Love Victor). The collection stars Hilary Duff (Lizzie McGuire) as Sophie, Chris Lowell (GLOW) as Jesse, Francia Raisa (Grown-ish) as Valentina, Tom Ainsley (The Royals) as Charlie, Tien Tran (House Drive) as Ellen, and Suraj Sharma (Homeland) as Sid. Further forged consists of Kim Cattrall, Daniel Augustin, Ashley Reyes, and Josh Peck.
“Within the close to future, Sophie (Duff) is telling her son the story of how she met his father: a narrative that catapults us again to the current the place Sophie and her close-knit group of associates are within the midst of determining who they’re, what they need out of life, and the best way to fall in love within the age of relationship apps and limitless choices,” reads the synopsis.
The Hulu sitcom is govt produced by How I Met Your Mom creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, together with Adam Londy. twentieth Tv is producing with Duff additionally set as a producer.
The unique collection ran on-air for 9 seasons from 2005-2014. It starred Josh Radnor as Ted Mosby, Jason Segel as Marshall Eriksen, Alyson Hannigan as Lily Aldrin, Neil Patrick Harris as Barney Stinson, and Cobie Smulders as Robin Scherbatsky, with Bob Saget serving because the voice of future Ted.