rodriguezActress-singer Krysta Rodriguez (Smash) has landed one of the leads alongside Greta Gerwig and Drew Tarver in CBS’s How I Met Your Mother spinoff How I Met Your Dad. In the vein of the original series, HIMYD tells the story from a female point of view, that of Sally (Gerwig), and revolves around a new group of friends in New York. Rodriguez plays Sally’s best friend Juliet, a sexy, flamboyant force of nature who runs the most successful fashion blog in the country. The pilot, from 20th TV, was written by Emily Spivey and HIMYM creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas and will be directed by Pam Fryman. Rodriguez is repped by Paradigm and Authentic.

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