CBS plans to run the popular sitcom throughout 2013, delaying the introduction of the mysterious mother.
Kevin Pennington has joined Joss Whedon's upcoming Marvel epic as S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Wendell Vaughn.
The actress is set to sign a nine-picture deal with Marvel Studios, which includes S.H.I.E.L.D. and sequels to The Avengers.
The How I Met Your Mother actress becomes the frontrunner for Samuel L. Jackson's sidekick in Joss Whedon's epic superhero ensemble.
Jessica Lucas, Cobie Smulders and Mary Elizabeth Winstead are also on the short list of contenders for this role in Marvel's upcoming ensemble superhero adventure.