How I Met Your Dadhas its protagonist:Frances HastarGreta Gerwig.

Gerwig will play Sally in the comedy pilot from theHow I Met Your Mother creators, which will tell a similar kind of story from a female point of view.MothercreatorsCarter Baysand Craig Thomas will be executive producers, and Gerwig will serve as a producer and is expected to write.

If CBS picks it up as a series,Dadwould likely shoot in New York. The pilot, which will feature new characters, will be produced inLos Angeles, whereMother, which is set in New York, is filmed.

InDad, Sally is described as "a femalePeter Panwho has never grown up and has no idea of where she's going in life." She feels she has nothing in common with her husband of less than a year and a break-up is inevitable, but she has the support of friends and family as she moves forward.

In addition toHa, for which Gerwig received aGolden Globenomination, the actress has appeared in such films asArthurandLola Versus. She recently wrapped shooting onThe Humbling, which also starsAl Pacino.

Mothertells the story of Ted (Josh Radnor) and how he met the mother of his children, with an older Ted (Bob Saget) providing the voice-over as he speaks to his children. It will end its run on March 31 after nine seasons.

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