In a recent Q&A in Hollywood, Paul Reubens
confirmed that he really does have two new Pee-Wee Herman screenplays
ready to go. The first is described as being about Pee-Wee rescuing the
kidnapped "King of Cartoons" and, not surprisingly, would be close in
tone and execution to the incredibly awesome TV show of days gone by.
According to Reubens, this one actually has a producer attached to it
and everything, though he didn't name any names. The second script is
very much not for kids, and has long been presumed to be "a veiled
satire on what happened in Reubens' own career." In Reubens'
description, Pee-Wee gets out of prison (Try not to spend too much time
thinking about Pee-Wee in prison – trust me, it's disturbing) and, quite logically,
"joins the lumberjack community." He then cuts a
hit single, but rewards the passion of his fans by heartlessly turning
Really, as long as Pee-Wee is wearing his grey suit
and little bow tie, he can do anything he wants and people will love
him. That said, though, that whole pop star/lumberjack things sounds
almost too campy to exist.