'Wet Hot American Summer' the 1981 film that failed at the box office to only latter become a cult classic years later. Is making a HUGE comeback. Netflix will be rebooting the movie in an 8 episode limited series. Happily most of the film's original cast will be in the series 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.
The original writers David Wain and Micheal Showalter reportedly will be back to direct and serve as executive producers.
Are you a fan of the movie? Will you be tuning in?
**UPDATE** via Deadline
The cast list has grown to include:
Guest-starring/recurring players includes Trophy Wife andSNL alumna Michaela Watkins; Mad Men‘s John Slattery; Randall Park, who is riding a wave of publicity over his role as Kim Jong-un in The Interview; Jayma Mays; Lake Bell; Paul Scheer; Rob Huebel; and Richard Schiff. Wain, who had an uncredited cameo in the movie, also will have a part on the show.