David Wain

David Wain’s ‘National Lampoon’ Biopic Casts Jon Daly as Bill Murray, Seth Green as Christopher Guest

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by Britt Hayes April 9, 2016 @ 2:15 PM
NBC / Comedy Central
David Wain is assembling quite the cast for A Futile and Stupid Gesture, his new National Lampoon biopic for Netflix, which is set to begin filming sometime this month. In addition to casting Joel McHale as Chevy Chase (particularly inspired given their Community connection), Wain has landed comedian Jon Daly as Bill Murray and Seth Green as mockumentary king Christopher Guest.

David Wain’s ‘National Lampoon’ Movie Adds Joel McHale as Chevy Chase, ‘Broad City’ Star as John Belushi

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by Britt Hayes April 5, 2016 @ 6:23 PM
NBC
Forget that crazy-expensive David Ayer-Will Smith fantasy-action buddy cop project — David Wain’s National Lampoon origin movie is the most exciting original feature brewing over at Netflix right now. And now that the casting process has begun, things are getting even more interesting for the film, as Joel McHale and Broad City’s John Gemberling have landed two very iconic roles, playing Chevy Chase and John Belushi, respectively.

‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Goes Back in Time for Full ‘First Day of Camp’ Trailer and Poster

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 2, 2015 @ 9:03 AM
Netflix
No one knew for certain if Wet Hot American Summer could pull off its prequel reunion series on Netflix, but by the full trailer, the First Day of Camp looks like everything we’ve dreamed. See the star-studded cast reunited (and joined by some other ridiculously famous folk) for our first official trailer, along with a slick new poster!

Netflix’s ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Adds John Slattery, Lake Bell and Many More

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 13, 2015 @ 8:10 PM
Sony Pictures / USA Films / AMC
Just when you thought the cast of cult classic ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ returning for Netflix’s sequel series was bananas enough, the star-studded ensemble adds even more to its ranks. Headed to camp for Netflix’s ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ revival are ‘Mad Men’ star John Slattery, ‘In A World’'s Lake Bell, ‘The Interview’'s Randall Park, ‘SNL’'s Michaela Watkins, Rob Huebel…it’s a lot, guys. Just a big, big cast.

Netflix’s ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Revival Official, Entire Cast to Return

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 9, 2015 @ 4:39 PM
USA Films
It’s officially official, Netflix has become the patron saint of revivals. After the streaming service pulled a dead dove out of the hat to revive ‘Arrested Development,’ star-studded 2001 cult classic ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ has been set as a limited series revival, with near of the entire cast set to return. This news tastes like a burger, but we still like it.

Netflix’s ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Sequel Miniseries Eyes January Start

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 15, 2014 @ 9:06 PM
USA Films
It’s been some time since we’d heard that Netflix had potentially lined up a prequel series to David Wain and Michael Showalter’s star-studded cult classic ‘Wet Hot American Summer.’ Most of the cast has been said to show interest in a return as well, and now it seems production may move forward on a mini-series as early as January 2015.

'Ant-Man' Could Get 'Yes Man' Helmer Peyton Reed or David Wain to Direct [Updated]

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by Damon Houx June 6, 2014 @ 7:17 PM
Getty Images/Marvel
Marvel has yet to postpone 'Ant-Man' since Edgar Wright left the project two weeks ago, and though we've heard a number of names mentioned as possible replacements, with Adam McKay coming the closest to taking the job, no one has yet to sign on. The latest word suggests 'Yes Man' helmer Peyton Reed and '' auteur David Wain are the new front-runners to take over the project.