Just days after finally unmasking the titular character, ‘HIMYM’ is surprising fans with an even bigger twist!
If your mind was blown by the reveal of the mother on the May 13 episode of How I Met Your Mother, you might want to sit down before reading the latest shocker. Oh, you are sitting down? Good, let’s continue.
‘HIMYM’ Season 9 — What Can Fans Expect To See?
Not only will the upcoming ninth season reveal everything you could possibly want to know about Ted’s (Josh Radnor) future bride — played by Broadway star Cristin Milioti — but the entire season will also take place over the course of a single weekend!
CBS entertainment president Nina Tassler confirmed the news to HollywoodLife.com‘s sister site TVLine on May 15, explaining that we’ll get to see “how each character, before Ted, meets the mother. … They each meet her independently before he does.”
‘HIMYM’ Creator Talks ‘Longest Wedding Weekend Ever.’
Carter Bays recently discussed Cristin’s casting with TVLine, dropping more clues about the show’s final season.
“It was a pretty big umbrella to fill … and yet Cristin is, against all odds, exactly what we were looking for,” he said. “She made us laugh on 30 Rock, she made us swoon in Once and her ukulele skills are no joke.”
As for the layout of season nine, he said it’ll tell “the epic story of the longest wedding weekend ever.”
HollywoodLifers, what do you think of HIMYM‘s final season taking place over the course of one weekend? And do you think producers found the perfect actress to play the mother? Drop a comment with your thoughts on season nine below!
— Andy Swift