As parents are taking their kids to Target to fill out their back-to-school checklists, Netflix is taking viewers in the opposite direction. On July 31st, Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp premieres. The eight episode prequel series to the 2001 cult hit stars, well, everyone. Janeane Garofalo, Paul Rudd, Bradley Cooper, Amy Poehler, Michael Ian Black, Jason Schwartzman, Elizabeth Banks, Molly Shannon, are just a few of the names that you will see.
That’s not all Netflix has in store for next week. Here is a rundown of what we have to look forward to:
Dan Stevens plays the friend of a recently deceased soldier who is taken in by his family. Things are not always as they seem.
Hulk, She-Hulk, Skaar, A-Bomb, and Red Hulk work together to save the planet in the second and final season of the Marvel series.
Almost Mercy (2015)
Sociopaths and childhood friends Jackson and Emily are about to enter High School. With violence on their minds, how long until a total meltdown? Starring Bill Mosely, Kane Hodder, and Danielle Guldin.
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic – Season 5
The adventures of Twilight Sparkles and friends continue in the 5th season of the hit children’s series.
Staten Island Summer (2015)
In a Netflix Exclusive, lifeguards on Staten Island plan the ULTIMATE summer bash. Starring Ashley Green and Kate Walsh.
The Wrecking Crew (2008)
This 2008 documentary chronicles the Wrecking Crew, session musicians who provided many of the background instrumentals for many popular bands in the 1960s.
Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp – Season 1
The staff at Camp Firewood prepare for the summer in this prequel series. Starring Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler and Bradley Cooper
Hurricane of Fun: The Making of Wet Hot (2015)
A behind the scenes look at the cult-hit that started the careers of many of today’s top stars.
Turbo and the Fast Action Stunt Team return for a second season of comedy, action and fun!
What do you think? Are you as ready for Wet Hot American Summer as I am (point of reference: I am EXTREMELY READY)? Let me know on Twitter or in the comments below.