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Greta Gerwig Cast as Lead in How I Met Your Dad — See Official Description!

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By Shari Weiss

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Greta Gerwig has scored the lead role in “How I Met Your Dad.”

A spinoff to “How I Met Your Mother,” the CBS pilot will focus on Gerwig’s Sally, described as “a female Peter Pan who has never grown up and has no idea of where she’s going in life.”

“She has just figured out that she has nothing in common with her husband of less than a year. A break-up is inevitable, but Sally will find a solid circle of support in her friends and family, who are often too willing to give ‘good’ advice that can backfire badly,” says the official description.

“Meanwhile, Sally must filter out the input and decide what’s best for her,” and she’ll eventually meet the future father of her children.

The Golden Globe-nominated actress is the first star to be cast in the project, which was announced last October.

Gerwig will also serve as a producer and writer if the pilot is picked up to series.

“How I Met Your Mother” airs it series finale after nine seasons on March 31.

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