Check out the story of why Neil Patrick Harris was cast in ‘How I Met Your Mother’ (HIMYM) for the role of Barney Stinson!

Story Behind The Casting Of Neil Patrick Harris as Barney Stinson in HIMYM

‘How I Met Your Mother’, which is also known as HIMYM by the followers, is a famous American sitcom that began from the year 2005 till 2014. It comprised 9 seasons and 208 episodes. There are many amazing casts in the show, but no doubt, Neil Patrick Harris has grabbed the attention of the audience towards him, in the entire show. He has appeared as Barney Stinson in ‘How I Met Your Mother’ (HIMYM). Barney Stinson is best known for his humor and his famous ‘Suit Up!’ phrase in the show.

No doubt, Neil Patrick Harris did wonders with his acting skills. The role of Barney Stinson suited him perfectly. Still, are you aware of the tale after casting Neil Patrick Harris as Barney Stinson? Well, the actor was called by the casting director for the audition who was his friend as well. He performed for the audition of the character of Barney Stinson. He wasn’t experienced much then, and the audition happened. His performance was loved by the entire creative team and was appreciated by many. Many other actors auctioned for the role but failed as Jim Parsons did.

No doubt the actor, Neil Patrick Harris has nailed it with his performance in the show. He has earned a lot of appreciation and support from his fans and followers after his appearance in ‘How I Met Your Mother’ (HIMYM). He has taken the show to another level with his acting.

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