Emmy Award winner Paul Reubens created the iconic character "Pee-wee Herman" while a member of the famed Los Angeles improv group The Groundlings. The live stage production "The Pee-wee Herman Show" premiered in 1981, followed by the hit film Pee-wee's Big Adventure and TV series Pee-wee's Playhouse, which earned 22 Emmy® Awards during its five-year run. In 2010, Reubens produced, co-wrote and starred in "The Pee-wee Herman Show" at LA Live's Club Nokia and then on Broadway. The film Pee-wee's Big Holiday is scheduled for release in March 2016. Reubens has appeared on a number of TV series, including The Blacklist, Portlandia, 30 Rock, Pushing Daisies, Reno 911!, Everybody Loves Raymond, Family Guy and Murphy Brown. His film credits include Mystery Men, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Blow, Life During Wartime, The Nightmare Before Christmas and The Smurfs.
Tomorrow night's episode, Strike Force, will introduce fans to a brand new character, Michael Chiklis' Captain Barnes, who is called to duty to create a law-abiding task force, with the help of Gordon (Ben McKenzie). Meanwhile, Penguin (Robin Taylor) gets caught up in a favor for Galavan (James Frain), and Nygma (Cory Michael Smith) asks Kringle (guest star Chelsea Spack) out on a date in the all-new Strike Force episode of Gotham airing Monday, Oct. 12 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on Fox.Read More
Pee-wee's Big Holiday centers on a fateful meeting with a mysterious stranger that inspires Pee-wee Herman to take his first ever holiday and the journey of a lifetime in this epic story of friendship and destiny. Judd Apatow (Anchorman, Bridesmaids) and Reubens, who worked together to bring the project to fruition, will produce the film. Reubens and Paul Rust (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Arrested Development) wrote the film. John Lee (Wonder Showzen, The Heart, She Holler) makes his feature film directorial debut with production now underway. Take a look at new photos from the set, featuring Paul Reubens and Joe Manganiello, and stay tuned for more details on Pee-wee's Big Holiday.
Pee-wee’s Big Holiday comes to theaters in 2016.Read More
Shooting officially began last week on Pee-wee's Big Holiday. Judd Apatow is producing this road trip adventure along with Paul Reubens. And Paul wrote the screenplay with Paul Rust, who seems to be helping out quite a bit on set, as he is seen in these latest images. Also seen in the second two photos is John Lee, who makes his directorial debut. Take a look, just don't get too jealous of Pee-wee's cool blue car!
Pee-wee’s Big Holiday comes to theaters in 2016.Read More
In Pee-wee's Big Holiday, a fateful meeting with a mysterious stranger inspires Pee-wee Herman to take his first-ever holiday in this epic story of friendship and destiny. Judd Apatow and Paul Reubens, who worked together to bring the project to fruition, will produce the film. Paul Reubens and Paul Rust wrote the film. John Lee makes his feature film directorial debut. Take a look as Pee-wee sets off on his Big Holiday!
DAY TWO: 'Pee-wee's Big Holiday'! http://t.co/4Pwz2Iz2tUpic.twitter.com/E13vfInFHu— Pee-wee Herman (@peeweeherman) March 18, 2015Read More
Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network, will premiere exclusively in all of its territories the new feature film, Pee-wee's Big Holiday, starring Paul Reubens as the beloved fun-loving hero of TV, stage and film, Pee-wee Herman. Judd Apatow (Anchorman, Bridesmaids) and Paul Reubens, who worked together to bring the project to fruition, will produce the film. Paul Reubens and Paul Rust (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Arrested Development) wrote the film. John Lee (Broad City, Inside Amy Schumer) makes his feature film directorial debut with production beginning in early 2015.
Paul Reubens created the iconic character, Pee-wee Herman, while a member of the famed Los Angeles improv group The Groundlings. The Pee-wee Herman Show premiered at The Groundlings Theatre on February 7, 1981 at midnight. It quickly moved to The Roxy on Sunset Strip where it ran for an unprecedented five months. The HBO broadcast of the show introduced Pee-wee to a national audience. Pee-wee Herman was brought to the big screen in the hit 1985 comedy Pee-wee's Big Adventure, which Paul Reubens co-wrote and marked Tim Burton's directorial debut. Reubens went on to create, co-write and co-direct Pee-wee's Playhouse on CBS where the series earned 22 Emmy® Awards during its five year run. Reubens has been nominated for 14 Emmy® Awards, winning twice. In January of 2010, Reubens starred in, produced and co-wrote The Pee-wee Herman Show which completed a critically acclaimed four week run at LA Live's Club Nokia in Los Angeles. With the incredible success in Los Angeles, Reubens brought The Pee-wee Herman Show to Broadway which opened November 11, 2010 to rave reviews with The New York Times calling the show, "Yummier than chocolate;" New York saying, "Welcome Back, Pee-wee! You were sorely missed;" and the New York Post saying, "the audience screams for joy!" Three decades after his first HBO special, Paul Reubens returned to the network with an exclusive version of the hit Broadway show.Read More
Back in March 2011, producer Judd Apatow revealed he was working on this new Pee-wee adventure, and this March, the producer said that Paul Reubens and Paul Rust co-wrote the script, and that they were "kicking around" titles such as Pee-wee Takes a Holiday. It isn't known if that is currently the title or not, but perhaps we'll hear more about the project soon.
Paul Reubens' Pee-wee Herman character debuted during an HBO TV special in 1981, which lead to the 1985 movie Pee-wee's Big Adventure and served as Tim Burton's directorial debut. That film not only spawned a sequel, 1988's Big Top Pee-wee, but also the TV series Pee-wee's Playhouse, which ran from 1986 to 1990.Read More