Filming has begun on the eight-episode Netflix series based on the 2001 cult film Wet Hot American Summer and most of the original gang is back.
According to Deadline, the star-studded cast including Elizabeth Banks, H. Jon Benjamin, Michael Ian Black, Bradley Cooper, Judah Friedlander, Janeane Garofalo, Nina Hellman, Ken Marino, Zak Orth, David Hyde Pierce, Joe LoTruglio, Christopher Meloni, A.D. Miles, Marguerite Moreau, Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd, Marisa Ryan, Molly Shannon, Michael Showalter and Kevin Sussman have returned to Camp Firewood to reprise their roles.
David Wain and Michael Showalter, who wrote the movie, are also back as co-creators. A date for the release and specifics about the plot haven’t been released, but Wain tweeted a graphic of the show with the title Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp.
I can’t believe it, but it’s actually happening… 8 episodes, original cast, on Netflix! pic.twitter.com/DmTdHdzxNp
— David Wain (@davidwain) January 11, 2015