Kim Cattrall is making her mode backmost to sitcom television.
Cattrall is acceptable to play the aboriginal mentation of Duff’s character, Sophie. The bid volition beryllium Sophie telling her lad the communicative of however she met his father.
The bid takes a leafage retired of the archetypal show’s publication — overmuch similar Josh Radnor and Bob Saget’s Ted Mosby telling his lad however helium met his mother.
Sophie’s plotline volition instrumentality spot successful the twelvemonth 2021 arsenic she and her posse of millennial pals are trying to fig retired their lives.
The person radical includes Jesse (Chris Lowell), Valentina (Francia Raisa), Charlie (Tom Ainsley), Ellen (Tien Tran) and Sid (Suraj Sharma).
“How I Met Your Mother” ran connected CBS from 2005 to 2014 and besides starred Neil Patrick Harris, Cobie Smulders, Jason Segel and Alyson Hannigan.
Duff, 34, is besides producing the upcoming series, which has nary premiere day arsenic of yet.
Cattrall was past seen connected TV successful the play bid “Filthy Rich” and “Tell Me A Story.”
The “Ice Princess” prima will not beryllium returning to the HBO Max “Sex and the City” revival, “And Just Like That,” which is acceptable to aerial adjacent month. She famously played brash, fabulous and sex-obsessed Samantha Jones.
Nicole Ari Parker will articulation archetypal stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis successful the amusement instead.
The 51-year-old admitted successful October that she was yelled astatine by “SATC” fans for seemingly replacing Cattrall. “When it archetypal came retired that I was replacing the Samantha quality — which is not existent astatine all, truthful delight constitute that — I person been yelled at,” she told The Hollywood Reporter.
“I’ve been photographed successful places I should ne'er beryllium photographed,” she added. “The fans are truthful excited and implicit the top. I had immoderate thought of that due to the fact that I americium 1 of those fans but I had nary thought [the grade of it].”