Judd Apatow Producing New Pee-Wee Movie

Sequel is in the works for Universal

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Jul 2, 2010 9:52 AM CDT

(Newser) – Great news for the many devoted fans of Pee-Wee's Big Adventure: He's going on a new one, and Judd Apatow is producing. So reports Nikke Finke at Deadline Hollywood, who says Apatow is developing the movie sequel for Universal. He apparently was wowed by Paul Reubens' Pee-Wee show on Broadway. Reubens will co-write the movie.

Actor Paul Reubens as Pee-Wee Herman arrives at the opening night of The Pee-Wee Herman Show in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
A 2009 file photo of actor Paul Reubens portraying Pee-wee Herman.   (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, file)
Director and producer Judd Apatow.   (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, file)
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