New Pee Wee Herman Film To Start Soon According To Star

- 05-14-12Film Posted by Jeremy R! Hudson

A full blown two and a half decades since his last cinematic outing it sounds like Pee-Wee Herman will soon be chewing up screen time all over again. ComingSoon.net caught up with Paul Ruebens (the characters slightly less obnoxious alter-ego) and squeezed out some details on the project.

“…It’s going great. We have a meeting this coming week. We just did a very quick little rewrite on it. As far as I know it’s getting shot very soon.”

A little over two years ago, news floated out that that a third Pee-Wee movie would be made, with Ruebens writing the  the screenplay with Paul Rust and Judd Apatow producing. So, why the 2 year silence on the project?

“I actually wasn’t supposed to talk about it initially, I was talking about it in this very veiled, secret way going, ‘Oh, I wish I could talk about it.’ …It got leaked about six months to a year before it was supposed to.”

Which… is probably about 20 years to late. Now, before you start with the hate let me explain. I have nothing against Pee-Wee Herman, his playhouse, or the fact that he has a talking chair. Hell, I want a talking chair. I just question if this is a good idea. Do we need a new Pee-Wee movie? Do we have loose ends to tie up? Is this just another nostalgia based cash grab? Can they get Laurence Fishburne to come back as  Cowboy Curtis?

 

Source: Coming Soon

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