Wet Hot American Summer, a new 8-episode limited series based on the 2001 cult classic movie, has started production in Los Angeles.
Most of the original cast – including Elizabeth Banks, H. Jon Benjamin, Michael Ian Black, Bradley Cooper, Judah Friedlander, Janeane Garofalo, Nina Hellman, Ken Marino, Zak Orth, David Hyde Pierce, Joe LoTruglio, Christopher Meloni, A.D. Miles, Marguerite Moreau, Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd, Marisa Ryan, Molly Shannon, Michael Showalter and Kevin Sussman – is expected to return for the show, which has been in the works for several months.
David Wain and Michael Showalter, who wrote the movie, created the series. Wain is also set to direct all eight episodes.
Today, Wet Hot American Summer is filming at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu.
Production will continue in Los Angeles through early spring.