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Abby Elliott Heading to How I Met Your Mother

August 27, 2012  |  5:30pm
Abby Elliott Heading to <i>How I Met Your Mother</i>

Its only been two weeks since Abby Elliott announced her departure from Saturday Night Live and she already has a new job. According to Entertainment Weekly, Elliott landed an arc on CBS’ How I Met Your Mother.

Elliott will be playing a girl named Janeane. Not much else is known about Elliott’s character, except that she will be one of the craziest girls the gang has met.

“We’re thrilled to have the hilarious Abby Elliott joining us in an arc as Janeane, the craziest girl the HIMYM gang has ever encountered,” executive producer Craig Thomas told Entertainment Weekly. “And the strange, inexplicable phenomenon is: the crazier Janeane gets, the more attractive one of the gang finds her.”

Elliott joins the cast after ending her four season long run on the iconic Saturday Night Live, where she became famous for her impressions of Anna Faris, Zooey Deschanel and Angelina Jolie.

How I Met Your Mother’s new season starts Sept. 24.

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