Back of Neil Patrick Harris Flexes His Powerful Acting Muscles Neil Patrick Harris hit the streets of NYC on Thursday to start work on The Smurfs movie. Joining Neil was Glee's Jayma Mays — who he also got to work with shooting his guest-starring role on her show. Neil's focusing on his film project during a hiatus from How I Met Your Mother, and it's his varied acting and hosting abilities that got him a big accolade this week. He landed on Time's list of the year's Most Influential People, along with other stars like Lady Gaga, Robert Pattinson, and Jayma's costar Lea Michele. View 10 Photos › Photo 1 Photo 2 Photo 3 Photo 4 Photo 5 To see more NPH on set, just . View 10 Photos › Photo 1 Photo 2 Photo 3 Photo 4 Photo 5 Photo 6 Photo 7 Photo 8 Photo 9 Photo 10 Comments tofuchan 7 years love him! he makes me laugh! barney stinson! Miss-Senorita 7 years Love him Doogie Doogie!!! lol!!!