CBS has announced that Greta Gerwig will star in the network’s first spin-off of the hit TV show ‘How I Met Your Mother,’ called ‘How I Met Your Dad.’ Greta couldn’t be happier, as she will also be thrust into a few other roles for the show. Read all about what’s ahead for Greta and the new show below!
Greta Gerwig is all smiles about her new role in the CBS spin-off of How I Met Your Mother, called How I Met Your Dad. Greta will play Sally, “a female Peter Pan” who is on the verge of breaking up with her husband after less than a year of marriage.
Greta Gerwig Stars ‘How I Met Your Mother’ Spin-Off
Greta is going to be more than just the star of the fledgling show — she will also be receiving a producer’s credit. According to Variety, if the pilot manages to officially get picked up by CBS, Greta will be doing some writing for the show. The duel threat indie actress has been active as a writer on the film side as well; penning the 2013 indie hit Frances Ha, a Golden Globe-nominated indie drama-comedy that Greta co-wrote with Noah Baumbach.
New Spin-Off Of ‘How I Met Your Mother’ In The Works
20th Century Fox TV is producing How I Met Your Dad, a spin-off of “HIMYM” with all new story lines and a completely new cast of characters. Emily Spivey, Carter Bays and Craig Thomas wrote the pilot and are also acting as executive producers for the new venture.
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