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Ashley Benson Snatches 'Love Interest' Role in 'How I Met Your Mother'

December 14, 2012 (8:51 am) GMT
While the 'Pretty Little Liar' star has been confirmed to appear as a guest star in a January 21 episode, Rachel Bilson is reportedly poised to return as Cindy.

"" will have a special visit from one of "" when it returns on CBS early next year. It has been confirmed that "PLL" beauty is set to fill the guest spot for "HIMYM" season 8 in a January 21 episode.

The Eye announces the good news on its Twitter account, stating, "#HIMYM CASTING NEWS! #PrettyLittleLiars' @AshBenzo is going to guest star as Barney's ???? on Jan. 21! Suit Up!"

According to TVLine, the "" actress has been tapped to star as "an unconventional love interest" for one of the gang's members. With a little hint on CBS' tweet, it is possible that the particular member might be none other than ' Barney.

While Benson's guest starring stint has been confirmed, a representative for the series refuses to clarify whether or not , who last appeared in season 6, is poised to reprise her role as Cindy (the roommate of Ted's future bride). Though so, co-creator Carter Bays recently hinted to TVGuide that 's character would comeback with someone from his past who would give "a big influence on his search for the mother."

"How I Met Your Mother" airs every Monday on CBS at 8/7c.

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