LOS ANGELES – Pee-Wee Herman is coming back to the big screen in a Judd Apatow production.
Apatow’s publicist, Matt Labov, says the writer-director-producer is developing a movie with Pee-Wee’s creator, Paul Reubens.
Reubens is co-writing the film, which is described as an on-the-road movie built around a big adventure.
Pee-Wee’s first film, 1985’s ‘Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure,’ spawned a cult TV show featuring the kooky, overgrown boy. Reubens revived his character on stage this year, and that show is set for a 48-performance run on Broadway starting Oct. 26.
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