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'How I Met Your Mother' Officially Hires Amanda Peet

November 21, 2009 (4:49 am) GMT
Through Twitter, CBS confirms that the '2012' actress will be on board the half-hour comedy show next year.

' dream comes true quite fast as it is announced that will indeed guest star on "". There is no clue yet what kind of role Peet will play but TV Guide said her cameo will be in a January episode.

On Thursday, November 19, Harris who plays Barney in the sitcom said that he has Peet in mind for a guest star. "You know, she's never guest-starred on any shows before and plus, she's already worked with once on ''," he told E! Online. Segel is Marshall in "HIMYM".

Peet is not the only guest star coming to the show this season. This Monday, November 23, Chris Elliot from "Everybody Loves Raymond" is playing Lily's estranged father who comes for family Thanksgiving dinner. Then there will be , Tim Gunn and in the 100th episode that airs on January 11.

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