Paul Reubens: New Pee-wee Movie Starts Production in February With Judd Apatow

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

The comedian talked about the movie's status with Jimmy Fallon

Paul Reubens didn't have his bow tie on when he stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, but he did have an update about Pee-wee Herman's return to the big screen.

"There is going to be one," said Reubens, when asked whether he was working on another Pee-wee movie. "And I was hoping I could make this huge announcement tonight, but it's a week away, I think, from being announced." 

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"We've hired a director," added Reubens, although he wouldn't reveal who it is just yet. "We're going to start in February." He also confirmed that Judd Apatow is still producing the film, which has been in the works for three years.

Watch Reubens talk Pee-wee with Jimmy Fallon below.