Hilary Duff Confirms "Lizzie McGuire" Reboot Is Lifeless

Haaaaave you seen the primary trailer for Hulu's How I Met Your Father? No? Then you definitely're in the correct place.

On Thursday, Dec. 16, the streamer dropped its first search for the extremely anticipated follow-up to CBS' long-running sitcom, How I Met Your Mother. Whereas the trailer supplied no perception into how the 2 exhibits could also be related, HIMYF does seem to comply with the same storytelling formula as its predecessor.

For starters, Kim Cattrall made her debut as the all-knowing narrator, enjoying an older model of Hilary Duff's character Sophie. "That is the story of how I met your father," the Intercourse and the Metropolis alum says on the prime of the clip. "It was exhausting to stay within the second in 2022. There was at all times someplace else you would be, another person you would be with."

Minimize to 2022 Sophie lamenting about her relationship woes to Jesse (Chris Lowell) and Sid (Suraj Sharma). "I have been on 87 Tinder dates this 12 months," Sophie reveals. "My final date was the worst one but."

Spoiler: The date admitted to having simply had intercourse with another person. Ugh.

Clearly, Sophie is the group's Ted (Josh Radnor), as she's unfortunate in love however nonetheless keen to seek out the one. As for the remainder of the brand new gang—performed by Tien TranTom AinsleyFrancia Raísa—they're attempting their greatest to stay life to the fullest in New York Metropolis. (Shout-out to the snippet of Raísa and Ainsley taking down a bathe curtain!)

Along with the core forged, HIMYF options Daniel Augustin, Ashley Reyes and Josh Peck. Oh, and going off of the trailer, Peck appears to play a possible love curiosity for Sophie. So we have now that to stay up for!

Watch the trailer for your self above after which, for all the things we all know in regards to the new Hulu present, which premieres Jan 18., scroll by way of the gallery beneath.

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Hilary Duff Seeks Her Soulmate as Sophie

Following within the footsteps of Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor) from How I Met Your MotherSophie (Hilary Duff) displays on how she discovered the love of her life...and father of her son, years later. Duff additionally produces the Hulu collection. 

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Chris Lowell, Francia Raísa & Extra Familar Faces Star

Sophie certain does have loads of pals! Veronica Mars alum Chris Lowell stars as Sophie's shut pal Jesse, whereas Tien Tran is his sister Ellen, who simply moved to New York after separating from her spouse. grown-ish's Francia Raísa performs Sophie's impulsive roommate Valentina, who's relationship dashing British socialite Charlie (The Royals' Tom Ainsley). Bar proprietor Sid (Suraj Sharma) and his girlfriend Hannah (Ashley Reyes) are sounding boards for the group of friends.

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Josh Peck Joins as a Potential Love Curiosity

"You are welcome to your childhood," Josh Peck hilariously captioned a set pic with Hilary Duff. The previous Drake & Josh baby star rounded out the ensemble cast, as Peck performs the vice principal on the college the place Jesse (Lowell) works. 

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Kim Cattrall Is Set to Play "Older" Sophie

And Simply Like That...Kim Cattrall is again sharing her on-screen relationship exploits! The Sex and the City icon will voice the older version of Hilary Duff's Sophie as she explains how she met his father. For these maintaining observe, Bob Saget performed the middle-aged Ted (Josh Radnor) in How I Met Your Mother

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Filming Started in September

Hilary Duff shared a BTS snapshot of the forged doing a read-through in August. Nevertheless, manufacturing was halted resulting from Duff's breakthrough COVID case of the Delta variantHIMYF officially started filming on Sept. 1. 

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A 2022 Premiere Date

In Nov. 2021, the forged confirmed that HIMYF will premiere Jan. 18 on Hulu.

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