Actress Meg Ryan will voice themother in the
spin-off, which unlike the original series will be told from the point of view of the mother.
In the spin-off titled How I Met Your Dad, the 52-year-old actress will be telling her kids the story of how she met their father, reported Ace Showbiz.
, which has yet to receive a series order, was scheduled to film its pilot in LA but will move to New York if it is picked up to series. The spin-off is the brainchild of
creators/executive producers Carter Bays and Craig Thomas and Up All Night creator/exec producer Emily Spivey.
They will co-write and executive produce the new series and the trio also come from the same background of working on New York-based late-night shows.
Ryan's last feature film role was in 2009's Serious Moonlight.
She has guest starred in several episodes of Lisa Kudrow's Web Therapy.