Hulu's How I Met Your Father Adds Veronica Mars And GLOW Star

Chris Lowell, who most recently starred on GLOW, has joined the cast of the How I Met Your Mother reboot.


The father has (possibly) been found. According to a report from Deadline, Hulu's gender-swapped How I Met Your Mother reboot--How I Met Your Father--has found its male lead to star opposite Hillary Duff. Chris Lowell, who you likely remember most as Bash on Netflix's GLOW or Piz from the final season of Veronica Mars and the movie that followed, has snagged the role.

How I Met Your Father sees Duff as Sophie, a woman telling her kids the story of how she met and fell in love with their father, using that storytelling device to explore love in the digital age, when everyone's staring at their phone and dating apps are all the rage.

Per Deadline, Lowell plays Hesse, "who is smart, with a bit of an edge and cynical about love. He’s an aspiring musician who works as an Uber driver to make ends meet and lives with his best friend Tom." Will he be the father? Nobody knows at this point.

Hopefully, though, this romance goes better for the character than Piz's did on Veronica Mars, where the titular private investigator dumped him to reunite with her high school boyfriend.

No other cast members have been revealed for How I Met Your Father. The series is being executive produced by How I Met Your Mother creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, with Adam Londy serving as co-executive producer. A release date has not been announced.

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