Video: Release date, first look at 'Pee-Wee's Big Holiday'
Pee-Wee Herman is back and ... well, now he's taking a holiday. Thankfully it's in the form of Pee-Wee's Big Holiday, a straight-to-Netflix film that debuts first on March 17 at SXSW in Austin. Netflix viewers have to wait a whole day to catch it on March 18.
Pee-Wee himself blogged the news: "The new film stars the beloved fun-loving hero of TV, stage and film, ME!! In Pee-wee’s Big Holiday, a fateful meeting with a mysterious stranger inspires me to take my first-ever holiday in this epic story of friendship and destiny. The film stars me (!), Joe Manganiello (True Blood, Magic Mike XXL), Jessica Pohly (Stalker), Alia Shawkat (Arrested Development) and Stephanie Beatriz (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), and was directed by John Lee (Wonder Showzen, The Heart She Holler). Paul Reubens and Paul Rust (Comedy Bang! Bang!, Arrested Development) wrote the film, that was produced by Reubens and Judd Apatow (Trainwreck, Bridesmaids)."