Krysta Rodriguez exits 'How I Met Your Mother' spin-off

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Actress/singer Krysta Rodriguez has dropped out of a leading role in the How I Met Your Mother spin-off.

The Smash star was set to play Juliet, the best friend of lead actress Greta Gerwig's character, in How I Met Your Dad, but she exited the pilot project after changes were made to the script following the first table read, according to Deadline.com.

The spin-off, which stars Gerwig, Drew Tarver, Nick D'Agosto and Andrew Santino, will centre on a group of friends living in New York and follow the main character's journey to meeting her future husband.

The How I Met Your Mother series finale will air in the U.S. on Monday.


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