Netflix is welcoming you back to Camp Firewood, where the counselors look just a wee bit older than they did last year, as they reveal the first images from their upcoming “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp,” a prequel to the cult classic 2001 comedy Wet Hot American Summer. Check out some happy campers in the gallery below!
“Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp” is an eight-episode series set to tell the story of the first day of Camp Firewood’s famous summer season, now fourteen years after the original film’s debut.
Reprising their roles from the original film for the prequel are Elizabeth Banks, Michael Ian Black, Bradley Cooper, Judah Friedlander, Janeane Garofalo, Joe Lo Truglio, Ken Marino, Christopher Meloni, Marguerite Moreau, Zak Orth, Amy Poehler, David Hyde Pierce, Paul Rudd, Molly Shannon, and Michael Showalter. Jon Hamm, Chris Pine, Jason Schwartzman, Kristen Wiig, John Slattery, Lake Bell, Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel, and Randall Park will also join the cast.
The series is directed by David Wain and co-written by Wain and Showalter, and is scheduled to debut on Netflix this July 17.