‘These individuals modified my life’
Elevate a glass: Jason Segel is right down to bar-hop from MacLaren’s Pub to Pemberton’s Bar once more.
The actor starred because the goofy, affable, and general good man Marshall Eriksen on the beloved CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother for 9 seasons. Now he has revealed that he’d be open to reprising the character for a cameo on its Hulu spin-off collection, How I Met Your Father, if the chance presents itself. The rationale? He loves the workforce behind it.
“These individuals modified my life,” he instructed Entertainment Tonight. “I might do something they ever requested me to.”
Michael Desmond/©CBS/courtesy Everett Assortment Jason Segel and Cobie Smulders on ‘How I Met Your Mom’
Segel would not be the primary How I Met Your Mom star to make the leap between collection. Cobie Smulders appeared in the season 1 finale of How I Met Your Father, whereas Neil Patrick Harris simply made one very legendary surprise appearance throughout its season 2 premiere earlier this week.
Actually, How I Met Your Father showrunners Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger beforehand instructed EW that they’ve already deliberate out “plotlines for all of the original characters” on the present, together with Segel.
“Now it is only a query of parsing them out and hoping that persons are out there and need to do it when it is the fitting time to ask,” Berger stated. “However sure, we expect it is a lot enjoyable, and it makes our world greater, and it satisfies followers on a very deep degree, so we like to do it and we’ve the concepts.”
For Aptaker and Berger, it is vital that the mixing of the unique solid with the brand new crew is sensible and serves a function inside Sophie’s (Hilary Duff) better story.
“There’s just a little little bit of a cosmic sense of her assembly the characters from the unique proper when she wants them essentially the most,” Aptaker stated on the time. “We’re effectively conscious followers of the unique need to know the place these characters are of their lives now and get these Easter eggs, nevertheless it’s a lot extra satisfying if along with revealing all that, they will serve a very integral position in Sophie’s journey. So we’re at all times trying to test each of these containers.”
New episodes of How I Met Your Father season 2 drop Tuesdays on Hulu.
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