Published on January 14th, 2015 | by0
Glee, Good Wife and Mad Men Stars Join Netflix’s Wet Hot American Summer Series
Holy epic casting news!
A whole bunch of your favorite TV stars from a slew of your favorite series are set to appear in Netflix’s upcoming Wet Hot American Summer miniseries, Deadline reports.
The Good Wife‘s Josh Charles (Still miss you, Will Gardner!), Mad Men‘s John Slattery, Glee‘s Jayma Mays are all set to appear in the nine-episode series. Other news faces joining the project are Michaela Watkins, Lake Bell, Paul Scheer, Rob Heubel, Richard Schifff and Randall Park, who recently made headlines after portraying Kim Jong-Un in The Interview.
See, we told you it was epic casting news.
Most of the original film’s cast is set to return, including Amy Poehler, Bradley Cooper, Paul Rudd, Christopher Meloni, David Hyde Pierce, Molly Shannon,Janeane Garofalo, Marguerite Moreau, Michael Ian Black, Ken Marino, Elizabeth Banks, Joe Lo Trugilo and co-writer Michael Showalter.
While Netflix has yet to officially confirm that Wet Hot American Summer is indeed returning, Ted Sarandos told reporters at the 2015 TCA Winter Press Tour that the company is “really excited about the proposition about getting the show back together.”
The 2001 film followed a group of summer camp counselors in 1981 at Camp Firewood, with details surrounding the limited series’ plot are being kept under wraps.
Wet Hot American Summer isn’t the first resurrection Netflix has staged as the streaming giant made its original programming mark by reviving Arrested Development, and gave new seasons to The Killing and Longmire.
Netflix wouldn’t confirm the casting news.
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