Paul Reubens confirms there will be a new Pee-Wee Herman movie on ‘Tonight Show’
Paul Reubens was a guest last night on The Tonight Show. Like many, host Jimmy Fallon is a huge fan of Ruebens’ iconic character Pee-Wee Herman. Asking the question that’s been on everyone’s mind for some time, Reubens confirms that he is working on a new Pee-Wee Herman movie. The ... [Read More]
 
Paul Reubens confirms Pee-wee Herman movie to Jimmy Fallon, Judd Apatow to produce (Video)
No one could’ve predicted the enormous influence and staying power Pee-wee’s Big Adventure would’ve had on American culture when the bizarre comedy hit theaters in 1985. But 29 years later here we are obsessing over a character Paul Reubens created while at The Groundlings years be... [Read More]
 
Paul Reubens Confirms the New Pee-wee Herman Movie on 'Tonight Show'
by Megh Wright Paul Reubens visited The Tonight Show last night, where he and superfan Jimmy Fallon discussed the Blu-ray release of Pee-wee's Playhouse as well as the in-the-works Pee-wee Herman movie, which Reubens confirmed has Judd Apatow onboard as producer and will start filming in February. ... [Read More]
 
Pee-wee’s Playhouse returns to Saturday morning TV for one livestream only (plus a complete Blu-ray DVD set!)
Just when network television lost faith completely in Saturday morning cartoons and children's TV, here comes Pee-wee's Playhouse to the rescue. PeeweesPlayhouseSneakPeek.com will broadcast a special sneak peek, livestreaming four newly remastered HD episodes of classic Pee-wee's Playhouse... [Read More]
 
Exclusive excerpt from “You Might Remember Me: The Life and Times of Phil Hartman,” by Mike Thomas
In his new biography of SNL legend Phil Hartman out today, "You Might Remember Me: The Life and Times of Phil Hartman," Chicago Sun-Times newspaper reporter Mike Thomas captures the man who represented "the glue" of Saturday Night Live during what many consider its greatest cast era of the late 1980... [Read More]
 
'Portlandia's Fifth Season to Feature Matt Groening, Jane Lynch, Paul Reubens, and More
by Megh Wright Portlandia's fifth season doesn't premiere until next year, but over the past few weeks Carrie Brownstein has been posting some pictures from the set on Instagram that reveal at least a few of the stars set to make guest appearances throughout the season. In addition to Portlandia reg... [Read More]
 
Pee-wee Herman tricks Scott Aukerman with treats for Comedy Bang! Bang!’s Halloween episode on IFC
Trick or treat! It's not a trick, but mostly treats this week as Pee-wee Herman visits IFC's Comedy Bang! Bang! on Friday night for its Halloween episode. If Pee-wee is dressed up as a cowboy, then what is Paul Reubens dressed up as, exactly? Now that's a trick question. Here's a preview of Pee-wee'... [Read More]
 
Paul Reubens Says His Pee-Wee Herman Movie Has a Director, Funding, and Will Hopefully Shoot in 2014
by Bradford Evans Pee-Wee Herman's long-awaited return to the big screen may finally be happening. When speaking to The LA Times to promote The Smurfs 2 yesterday, Paul Reubens revealed that the upcoming Pee-Wee movie has funding, a finished script, and a director. He declined to reveal wh... [Read More]
 
The Laugh Guide: Character Comedy
The Laugh Guide: Issue 4 – Character Comedy The ongoing series of exploring different styles of comedy. As one of the most recognizable and impactful forms of humor, character comedy comes to life from the persona invented by the performer. The comedian performs as though he/she is the character whi... [Read More]
 
Image of Paul Reubens says the new Pee-wee Herman film could start shooting "any minute" | The A.V. Club
Paul Reubens says the new Pee-wee Herman film could start shooting "any minute" | The A.V. Club
It's been nearly two years since Paul Reubens let it slip that he and Judd Apatow were combining childish-man forces to bring Pee-wee Herman back to the big screen. This weekend, Reubens finally offered a very slight, nominal update: "As far as I know, it's getting shot very soon," Reubens said, adding that it had just been through a quick rewrite and that a meeting on it is scheduled for this coming week, so he believes it will become a real thing "any minute, supposedly" [Read More]