by: Clark Allen
It’s been only a short while since Netflix announced the eight episode prequel series to WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER. Now, the official cast list has been released, with all of the film’s players returning and with a few notable guest stars. Michaela Watkins, Josh Charles, John Slattery, Randall Park, Lake Bell, Jayma Mays, Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel, and Richard Schiff will all guest star. The film’s complete original cast, consisting of Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Bradley Cooper, Amy Poehler, H. Jon Benjamin, Michael Ian Black, Judah Friedlander, Janeane Garofalo, Nina Hellman, Ken Marino, Zak Orth, David Hyde Pierce, Joe LoTruglio, Christopher Meloni, A.D. Miles, Marguerite Moreau, Marisa Ryan, Molly Shannon, Kevin Sussman, and David Wain will return for the series. The series is said to be the early teenager years of the film’s characters, which will now be played by middle-aged adults.