Earlier this month, production got under way on Netflix's highly-anticipated Wet Hot American Summer TV series, and it was revealed that the entire ensemble cast from the original Wet Hot American Summer movie is returning. Today, Netflix has released the first trailer, which doesn't include much footage, but does confirm the cast members who are coming back, along with the new title Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp. The eight-episode series will debut on Netflix at some point this summer, but an exact release date was not confirmed.
The counselors confirmed to return 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. The series tells the story of the first day of Camp Firewood's famous summer season, now fourteen years after the film's debut. The series is directed by David Wain and co-written by David Wain and Michael Showalter.
While we're not sure how long it will be until the first full-length trailer will be released, check out this brief teaser below. Stay tuned for more details and footage from this highly-anticipated series. Are you excited that the entire original cast is back?