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Netflix and Judd Apatow Are Making That New Pee-wee Herman Movie

Paul Reubens rides a bike in a scene from the film 'Pee-Wee's Big Adventure', 1985. (Photo by Warner Brothers/Getty Images)
Paul Reubens as Pee-wee Herman. Photo: Warner Bros./Getty Images

The news has been rumored for a while, but now it’s confirmed: Judd Apatow’s long-gestating Pee-wee Herman movie is headed to Netflix, the streaming giant announced today. Pee-wee’s Big Holiday will tell the story of how “a fateful meeting with a mysterious stranger inspires Pee-wee Herman to take his first-ever holiday.” It’s being produced by Judd Apatow and Paul Reubens, written by Reubens and Paul Rust and directed by first-timer John Lee (Broad City). “Bowtie is the new black,” said “Pee-wee” in a statement. He’s on-brand already!

Netflix Is Making That New Pee-wee Herman Movie