BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 27 (UPI) — Netflix says it has greenlit a sequel series to its 2001 cult-classic film “Wet Hot American Summer.”
The streaming service aired an original prequel series called “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp” last year.
Both starred Elizabeth Banks, Paul Rudd, Bradley Cooper, Amy Poehler, Michael Showalter, Molly Shannon, Michael Ian Black, Zak Orth and Christopher Meloni.
“Finally, fans can make it their beeswax to see what happens to their favorite campers and counselors 10 years after the original film in a new Netflix original series ‘Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later,'” said a press release announcing the next installment in the franchise.
The eight, new, 30-minute episodes are to premiere in 2017.
The series will be written by Showalter and David Wain, and Wain will direct. No casting has been confirmed yet.