Jason Segel, who played Marshall Eriksen on the hit sitcom How I Met Your Mother, says he would join Hulu’s How I Met Your Father spinoff.

That How I Met Your Father cameos can keep rolling as Jason Segel confirms that he would be willing to appear in the series. Segel starred as Marshall Eriksen opposite Alyson Hannigan as Lily Aldrin, Neil Patrick Harris as Barney Stinson, Josh Radnor as Ted Mosby and Cobie Smulders as Robin Scherbatsky on the original hit sitcom How I met your motherwhich ran on CBS from 2005 to 2014. Last year, Hulu premiered the spinoff series How I Met Your Father starring Hilary Duff as a new young New Yorker looking for love alongside an ensemble that includes Christopher Lowell, Francia Raisa, Suraj Sharma, Tom Ainsley and Tien Tran.


While talking to Entertainment tonight about his new Apple TV series Shrinks with Harrison Ford, Segel touches on his connection with How I met your mother universe. The show has already featured several cameos from original cast members, and he reveals that he would absolutely agree to reprise the role of Marshall if asked by the show’s producers. Read his full quote below:

Those people changed my life. I would do anything they ever asked me to do.

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Cobie Smulders as Robin Scherbatsky and Hilary Duff as Sophie Tompkins in How I Met Your Father Season 1 Finale

So far only two main ones How I met your mother actors have appeared on How I Met Your Father. The show seems to be handing them out slowly, both due to scheduling and in the interest of keeping the new ensemble of characters front and center. Season 1’s big cameo featured Smulders returning as Robin to have a heart-to-heart with Duff’s character Sophie. How I Met Your Father Season 2, which premiered on Hulu on January 24th, followed that up by opening with a bang and bringing back Harris as Barney.

How I Met Your Father also featured a few cameos from recurring characters in How I met your mother universe. These cameos include Twin Peaks star Kyle MacLachlan returns as the Captain, the character he played for seven episodes, who became a romantic obstacle for Ted when his crush Zoey Pierson (Jennifer Morrison) was revealed to be married to him. The spinoff series also featured Laura Bell Bundy as Becky, the Captain’s third wife, which she played in five episodes of the original series.

Though How I Met Your Father has already pulled its fair share of cameos, there are still three major stars left if they want to include every single original lead HIMYM contributor. This seems to be the plan as the creators have previously revealed that they have stories in mind for each of the main characters. However, it appears that Segel’s beloved character Marshall may not appear this season, as his quote suggests that they have yet to reach out to him.

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Source: Entertainment tonight

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