Cristin Milioti will be a major part of
ninth initially telling Milioti they were interested in her playing an unspecified guest role on the show.
“They didn’t tell me anything about it,” she recalled. “It was very, very secret. So I said, ‘ Sure’, and I had this wonderful Skype meeting with them where we
Milioti: ‘ I signed, like, a Russian novel’s worth of confidentiality agreements.’
didn’t talk about the show at all. We just talked about what I did when I was growing up and what my hobbies were. I instantly clicked with them.”
A quick trip to Los Angeles for a “chemistry reading” with Radnor followed, and the series star Neil Patrick Harris congratulated on her new job –“by accident”, she points out – only served to confirm it.
Catching up on the entire series of How I Met Your Mother gave Milioti some idea about how “the mother”