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Paul Reuben’s ‘Big Adventure’ To Resurrect Pee-wee Herman

August 12th, 2009 No comments

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Throughout his roller coaster of a career, Paul Reubens has remained doing what he loves. That is to say, acting. He’s made something of a second career as a character actor appearing in movies like Blow and on TV in shows like 30 Rock. In the last few years, he’s been trying to resurrect his original claim to fame, Pee-wee Herman. He appeared as the character at Read more…

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Judd Apatow To Produce A New Pee-Wee Herman Movie

July 2nd, 2010 No comments

Actor Paul Reubens successful revival of The Pee-wee Herman Show is now being extended to the big screen. More than twenty years since Big Top Pee-wee, Reubens will be starring as his alter ego Pee-wee Herman in another cinematic adventure that is being produced by Judd Apatow. The director, who is known for movies centered around neurotic young adults like Knocked Up and more recently, She’s Out of My League, became interested in the project after attending a performance at the Nokia Theater in LA. Apatow told Variety:

Let’s face it, the world needs more Pee-wee Herman. I am so excited to be working with Paul Reubens – who is an extraordinary and ground-breaking actor and writer. It’s so great to watch him return with such relevance.

The news about the movie comes after the announcement that The Pee-wee Herman Show will be heading to Broadway.

[WENN]

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‘The Pee-wee Herman Show’ Heads To Broadway

May 21st, 2010 No comments

Last August, Paul Reubens, then in the midst of putting the finishing touches on the relaunch of The Pee-wee Herman Show, told MTV News:

I’ve put part of him away for a long time, but part of him has always been here with me. I think it will be like riding a bike, which is not a bad analogy for Pee-wee, by the way.

The show opened in January to sold out audiences and positive reviews. The response has been so good, in fact, that Reubens is embarking on the natural next step; taking the show to Broadway.

[WENN]

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Jay Leno’s ‘Pee-wee’ Ratings May Be Good For Business

September 23rd, 2009 No comments

Paul Reubens, who is resurrecting his alter-ego Pee-wee Herman for a series of live shows in LA this November, paid a visit to The Jay Leno Show last night, in character. While it’s not as uncomfortable as I would have thought, the sight of the 57-year-old Reubens inhabiting his trademark man child again takes a little Read more…

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