BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 27 (UPI) -- Netflix says it has greenlit a sequel series to its 2001 cult-classic film Wet Hot American Summer.
The streaming service aired an original prequel series called Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp last year.
"Finally, fans can make it their beeswax to see what happens to their favorite campers and counselors 10 years after the original film in a new Netflix original series Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later," said a press release announcing the next installment in the franchise.
The eight, new, 30-minute episodes are to premiere in 2017.
The series will be written by Showalter and David Wain, and Wain will direct. No casting has been confirmed yet.