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Wet Hot American Summer Adds Josh Charles, John Slattery and More

Details on the new cast

Sadie Gennis

Netflix's upcoming Wet Hot American Summerseries has added even more of your favorite actors to its already awesome cast.

According to Deadline, Josh Charles, John Slattery, Michaela Watkins,Randall Park, Jayma Mays, Lake Bell, Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel and Richard Schiff will all appear in the eight-part limited series. David Wain, who will reprise his role as director, will also have a part in the series.

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The 2001 surreal comedy followed the counselors and campers on the last day of a fictional Jewish summer camp in 1981. The new series will reportedly take place on the first day of the same camp. Charles will play someone from a rival camp, Huebel will be a rival professor of David Hyde Pierce, and Schiff will play Pierce's academic superior. Watkins will appear as a tough New Yorker, Park will play a librarian in love with the recently single Molly Shannon, Scheer will play a journalist, and Wain will be an acquaintance of a main character from an Israeli kibbutz.

The new faces join returning star and showrunner Michael Showalter, along with Elizabeth Banks, Bradley Cooper, Michael Ian Black, Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd, H. John Benjamin, Judah Friedlander, Janeane Garofalo, Nina Hellman, Ken Marino, Zak Orth, Joe LoTruglio, Christopher Meloni, A.D. Miles, Marguerite Moreau, Marisa Ryan, Kevin Sussman, Pierce and Shannon.

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