The cult 2001 movie starred Paul Rudd, Bradley Cooper, and Amy Poehler.

Wet Hot American Summer board game in the works

Creative Licensing is looking for a board game partner to develop a title based on the 2001 cult film, Wet Hot American Summer.

The firm has been appointed as the worldwide merchandise licensing agent for the film and is now looking to bring the brand into the world of games, as well as apparel, publishing and summertime accessories

“Wet Hot has amassed a huge cult following thanks to its iconic scenes, unforgettable oddball quotes, and star-studded cast with names like Paul Rudd, Bradley Cooper, and Amy Poehler anchoring the film," said Creative Licensing’s director, Stephanie Marlis.

"We are looking forward to presenting the film at Licensing Expo and finding those partners who are devoted to producing fan-first products.”

Howard Bernstein, producer of Wet Hot American Summer, added: “We look forward to collaborating with Creative Licensing to provide unique and creative products and opportunities for the fans, who have been so great in supporting Wet Hot for so many years.”

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