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David Wain and Friends Head Back to Camp on Netflix

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Where does Ant-Man meet the American Sniper? At camp! The new Netflix series, Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp is a prequel to the 2001 film that flopped even though the cast was packed with then unknown stars. Director David Wain tells how he got Paul Rudd, Bradley Cooper, Amy Poehler, Janeane Garofalo and many others to reprise their roles as 1980’s counselors at Camp Firewood.

Photo: (L-R) Zak Orth, Michael Showalter, Ken Marino, Joe Lo Truglio and Nina Hellman in the Netflix original series Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp. (Saeed Adyani/Netflix)

Credits

Hosts:
Kim Masters, Matthew Belloni

Producer:
Kaitlin Parker