Apatow to produce 'Pee-wee Herman' film
Published Jul 1 2010, 21:39 BST | By Jennifer Still Judd Apatow
has announced that he will produce an upcoming Pee-wee Herman
The currently untitled project, written by creator Paul Reubens and Inglorious Basterds'
Paul Rust, will see Herman going on a road trip revolving around a "gigantic adventure", reports Variety
"Let's face it, the world needs more Pee-wee Herman," Apatow said.
"I am so excited to be working with Paul Reubens - who is an extraordinary and groundbreaking actor and writer. It's so great to watch him return with such relevance."
Reubens added that he admires Apatow's work and looks forward to working with him.
"There is no-one like Judd in our business - he loves comedy with emotion and heart, and he sees what we do as art," he explained.
"I can't believe I'm getting this opportunity to be working with him."
No release date for the film has been announced.