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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 »

15 Celebs Who Went From 'Whatever' to 'Wow' in 2010

Even Gwyneth Paltrow's appeal is up

(Newser) - It's hard to believe that last year, James Franco was just, as the Daily Beast puts it, "that guy from Freaks & Geeks." He joins 14 other celebs on the Beast's list of the most-improved stars of 2010:
  • Jennifer Grey: Truly, no one puts Baby in a corner.
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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 »

Judd Apatow Producing New Pee-Wee Movie

Sequel is in the works for Universal

(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... 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 »

5 Other Celebs We Hated— Temporarily

It's only a matter of time before we forgive, or at least forget, James

(Newser) - Jesse James may be persona non grata now, but it’s only a matter of time before no one will care what he did to Sandra Bullock. As evidence, PopEater offers five celebs who were only temporarily in the doghouse:
  1. Tiger Woods: Face it, we’re already starting to forgive
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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 »

'Celebs' Who Need a Lil Twitter

(Newser) - Though it may seem every celebrity and pseudo-celebrity out there is oversharing on Twitter, there are a few who haven’t started up an account yet—but they really should, writes Andrew Belonsky for Gawker. The top names who would benefit from a little shameless self-promotion:
  • Burt Reynolds: “Burt
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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 »

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