Today brings the highly anticipated sequel series Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later to Netflix. It fulfills the promise from the end of the original movie that debuted in 2001 that the counselors of Camp Firewood would reunite in 10 years to see what their lives had become. The whole star-studded gang is coming back, except for one person, but that absence comes with a hilarious explanation that is perfect for Wet Hot American Summer.
Bradley Cooper was unfortunately unavailable to reprise his role as Ben, the secretly gay theater nerd who had been dating Susie, played by Amy Poehler, while really being in love with fellow camp counselor McKinley (Michael Ian Black). But since Michael Showalter and David Wain had already come up with a storyline for his character that they just couldn’t abandon, they did the next best thing: replaced Bradley Cooper with Adam Scott. How will this be addressed on the show? Since this is Wet Hot American Summer, the answer is ridiculously and hilariously.
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/Film sat down with Michael Showalter after a Television Critics Association panel for his TBS comedy Search Party, which returns for a second season this fall. With Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later premiering on Netflix this week, we had a chance to preview the follow-up to First Day of Camp as well. Showalter confirmed that the 10 year reunion also takes place over a single day.
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Netflix brought back Wet Hot American Summer for a series revival back in 2015 after development of a sequel to the 2001 Sundance comedy hit was happening for years. Instead of making good upon the promise of a 10-year reunion teased at the end of the movie, the series went back to the first day at Camp Firewood, which was all the more ridiculous simply because it had a cast of actors and actress in their 30s and 40s playing teenagers. But now the reunion we’ve all been waiting for is finally coming.
Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later is a new eight episode continuation of the goofy camp comedy that brings back (almost) all of the original cast members again as we flash forward to their lives in 1991. It looks just as insane as the prequel series was, and it even has some new cast members joining the fun.
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Posted on Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 by Angie Han
Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later will bring back plenty of familiar faces from the old Camp Firewood crew, but to keep things interesting it’s also adding some fresh blood to the mix. As of today, that includes Jai Courtney, who’s signed on to romance Amy Poehler‘s Susie in the next run of episodes. Could “comedy star” be the next phase of Courtney’s career?
UPDATE: Samm Levine and Marlo Thomas have also signed up for Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later cast. Find out which characters they’re playing below. Read More »
Next year we’ll all get to pay another visit to Camp Firewood. The main talent involved in Wet Hot American Summer is confirmed to return for season two of the Netflix comedy series, titled Wet Hot America Summer: Ten Years Later, but plenty of new characters are expected to appear. Actress Alyssa Milano (Charmed), for example, has just signed on to play a regular in David Wain and Michael Showalter‘s show.
Below, learn more about the Wet Hot American Summer cast for season two.
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Netflix already gave us comedy gold with a Wet Hot America Summer prequel series that brought back every single cast member from David Wain‘s summer camp spoof comedy for the first day at camp. Now they’re going to return to Camp Firewood for a Wet Hot American Summer sequel series.
Today Netflix announced a new original series called Wet Hot America Summer: Ten Years Later, which will make good on the promise all of the campers made to return to Firewood ten years after the last day of camp to see what kind of people they had become. Find out more after the jump. Read More »