Pee-wee Herman

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Pee-wee Is as Lovable as Ever

Character has changed little, which is what most critics like

(Newser) - Pee-wee Herman is back in his first movie since 1988's Big Top Pee-wee—and this time he's coming to us via Netflix. Bestowed an invite to a birthday party, Pee-wee leaves his comfortable Fairville and confronts reptiles, bank robbers, and some ladies looking to get hitched in Pee-wee'... More »

New Pee-Wee Movie Coming to Netflix

Judd Apatow will produce

(Newser) - Word of a Judd Apatow-produced Pee-Wee Herman flick has been going around for a while now , and today Netflix announced that it has picked up the film. Pee-Wee's Big Holiday will, of course, star Paul Reubens in the title role; Reubens also co-wrote the screenplay, according to the Hollywood ... More »

Pee-Wee Herman, Judd Apatow Team Up

Paul Reubens made an appearance at Comic-Con as Pee-Wee Herman

(Newser) - Pee-wee Herman hopes to take his act back on the road for a new big-screen adventure. Paul Reubens told an audience at the Comic-Con fan convention yesterday that he's working with Hollywood comedy powerhouse Judd Apatow to produce a new movie. Reubens appeared in character as Pee-wee, with his... More »

Pee-wee: Why I'm Innocent

Paul Reubens discusses the charges that made him infamous

(Newser) - Paul Reubens disappeared along with his alter ego, Pee-wee Herman, after a 1991 indecent exposure arrest. A false child pornography accusation followed in 2001. But Reubens and Pee-wee are both back, with a Broadway show and new movie in the works. In a candid interview, he discusses his career comeback,... More »

Pee-wee Herman to Make Broadway Debut

Paul Reubens bringing character back to the mainstream

(Newser) - Pee-wee Herman is back, and headed to Broadway, the New York Times reports. Paul Reubens, 57, will revisit the character that made him a pop-culture phenomenon (and punchline) in the original setting: the live stage. The Pee-wee Herman Show originally started at LA's Roxy Theater, which led to his TV... More »

Pee-wee Debuts a Stage Show

The Pee-wee Herman Show, with all the regulars, opens next month in LA

(Newser) - Finally, a new generation of impressionable minds can get to know Miss Yvonne, Cowboy Curtis, and—most importantly—Pee-wee Herman, in a new live stage show. “I really want to make a movie version of The Playhouse, my Saturday morning kid show,” Reubens—acting as Pee-wee—says, and... More »

Pee-wee Staging Comeback

(Newser) - Goofy kids character Pee-wee Herman will live again on a Los Angeles stage in a November comeback series by creator Paul Reubens, reports the Los Angeles Times. "I've put him away for a long time but part of him has always been with me," Reubens said in an... More »

D-Lister? Host a Game Show!

Game show offer actors new showcase

(Newser) - With game shows making a dramatic comeback, agents and their star clients looking to revive flagging careers are angling to get in on the action, reports the New York Times. Executives at cable's Game Show Network are being peppered with resumes, tapes, and pitches. The latest crop of new hosts... More »

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