Brandon Micheal Hall has been tapped for a key recurring role opposite Hilary Duff in the upcoming Hulu Original Series, How I Met Your Father, according to Deadline.
- Brandon Michael Hall, who we’ve previously seen in God Friended Me and The Mayor, is set to star opposite Hilary Duff in the upcoming spin-off of the hit series How I Met Your Mother, set directly for Hulu, How I Met Your Father.
- How I Met Your Father is set in the near future, with Sophie (Duff) telling her son the story of how she met his father, much like Josh Radnor (and Bob Saget’s) Ted Mosby did in the original series. The story starts in 2021 where Sophie and her close-knit group of friends are in the midst of figuring out who they are, what they want out of life and how to fall in love in the age of dating apps and limitless options.
- Hall will reportedly be playing Ian, a handsome, smart, funny, Tinder match who finally meets Sophie in person for the first time.
- How I Met Your Mother creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas exec produce How I Met Your Father, which comes from 20th Television. Adam Londy serves as co-executive producer.
- Hall is no stranger to Disney-owned Television, as he has previously starred on ABC’s The Mayor, where he played main character Courtney Rose, a struggling hip-hop artist who runs for mayor of his California hometown (Fort Grey) in order to promote his music career. The real troubles begin when, unexpectedly, he wins the election.
- The series only lasted one season however, with the network cancelling the series citing low viewership caused by political fatigue. The series ran in the fall of 2017.
- The news of the casting of Hall in How I Met Your Father is the latest addition to an ever-increasing cast.