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Not all Netflix original series are hits, but the company sure knows how to buy its way into the hearts of cult-comedy fans.

Today the company unveiled its first full trailer for Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, an eight-episode prequel to the 2001 cult film Wet Hot American Summer. As we said last year, the film served as a launchpad for celebrities like Paul Rudd, Bradley Cooper, Amy Poehler, and Elizabeth Banks. Somehow, Netflix convinced the star cast to return for what is essentially a made-for-TV reboot — and I couldn’t be happier.

For Netflix, another cult series will serve as ammo as traditional television networks launch their own online streaming services.

Netflix’s Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp will debut on July 31.


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