‘House’s Jennifer Morrison Nabs A ‘Mother’ Of A Role

by | September 9, 2010 at 4:08 PM | Casting News, Fall TV Preview 2010, How I Met Your Mother, TV News

'How I Met Your Mother's Ted and Zooey will have a "complicated" courtship (CBS/Andrew H Walker/Getty Images)

'How I Met Your Mother's Ted and Zooey will have a "complicated" courtship (CBS/Andrew H Walker/Getty Images)

Is she… or isn’t she?

Frankly, I gave up long, long ago on suggesting/intimating/teasing that the latest Pretty Actress Of A Certain Age to land a role on CBS’ ‘How I Met Your Mother‘ will turn out to be the titular progenitor.

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But damn if the evidence isn’t pointing to ‘House‘ alum Jennifer Morrison having been cast as, yes, that girl.

For one, Deadline.com says that Morrison’s ‘Mother’ run is set to last at least five and perhaps as many as 13 episodes.

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Now add to that what exec producer Craig Thomas told EW.com about Morrison’s character.

A historical preservationist type who protests the destruction of an old hotel to make way for the GNB tower designed by one Ted Mosby, Zooey is “the biggest female character we’ve maybe ever added to the show in Ted’s life,” Thomas says. “This is… a huge arc… a big overarching story that will take Ted on a journey that we’re really excited about.”

Anvil alert!

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So I ask you: Is she, or isn’t she? (Or did you lose interest in the yellow umbrella-toting mother a season or so ago?)

Fall TV Premiere Dates: Mark Your Calendar!

‘HIMYM” premieres its sixth season on Monday, September 20, at 8/7c.

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