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Paul Reubens Hopes Apatow Produced Pee-Wee Film Shoots in 2014

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August 7, 2013
Source: LA Times

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We've been hearing about a potential Pee-Wee's Playhouse: The Movie since 2009 when star Paul Reubens said the family friendly script was written and ready to go. Then in 2010, director Judd Apatow became involved as a producer, and it made the prospect all the more likely. Now it's been a few years, and the the last update on the project came last year when Reubens said the film needed a quick rewrite and was hoping to starting shooting very soon. Now it's been another year, and this time while doing press for The Smurfs 2 (Reubens voices Jokey Smurf), he mentioned hopes of shooting the Pee-Wee movie in 2014 now.

Reubens told LA Times the script is ready and financing has come together, making him optimistic about finally getting the film off the ground. Previously, Apatow said, "I am so excited to be working with Paul Reubens — who is an extraordinary and groundbreaking actor and writer. It's so great to watch him return with such relevance. The Pee-wee Herman films is said to be a road movie built around "a gigantic adventure," which gels with what Reubens said about it taking place mostly "out of the playhouse" give or take two scenes. Will audiences be keen on Pee-Wee coming back to the big screen? Let's hope so.

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Reader Feedback - 6 Comments

1

They've been talking about doing another Pee-Wee film a lot longer than three years ago. I'll believe it when I see it!

Rob on Aug 7, 2013

2

I'm in. I know many of my friends don't get this (Mainly because we didn't have PeeWee's Big House in the UK) but the humour is brilliant. I loved Pee Wee's Big Adventure.

Jon Chamberlain on Aug 7, 2013

3

Danny Elfman soundtrack or I'm out.

avconsumer2 on Aug 7, 2013

4

God. Yes please! Love Reubens, anxiously awaiting this!

grimjob on Aug 7, 2013

5

They can call it Pee Wee Herman's Chinese Democracy.

Due on maple street on Aug 8, 2013

6

So He's cumming soon?

Jimmy Love on Aug 8, 2013

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