Coming Soon: ‘Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp’

The Netflix original series Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, a prequel mini-series to the 2001 cult comedy from David Wain and Michael Showalter, doesn’t open for campers until Friday, July 1.

The first trailer, however, is now up. Summer camp never looked so promising.

You can queue up the series now at Netflix and they’ll send you reminder it camp opens at the end of the month

Meanwhile, you can revisit the original Wet Hot American Summer at Netflix now. Queue it up!

About Sean Axmaker

Sean Axmaker is a contributing writer for Turner Classic Movies Online, The Seattle Weekly, Keyframe, and Cinephiled, and the editor of Parallax View ( He was a film critic for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer for nine years and a longtime home video columnist for IMDb and MSN Movies, and his work has appeared in Indiewire,, The Stranger, Senses of Cinema, Asian Cult Cinema, Filmfax, Psychotronic Video, and "The Scarecrow Video Guide." You can find links to all of this and more on his shamelessly self-promoting blog at

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