Paul Reubens was a busy man earlier than his sudden passing this week — as he privately battled most cancers, the man was laborious at work virtually proper to the tip … and there will be one thing to indicate for it within the close to future.
Sources with direct data inform TMZ … the ‘Pee-wee Herman’ star had been actively concerned in numerous totally different movie/TV initiatives within the last months of his life, together with an upcoming HBO documentary (targeted on his titular character) that was introduced in 2021.
The doc is being helmed by the Safdie brothers, and we’re instructed producers had been in a position to get all the interviews and insights from Paul himself earlier than he died Monday.
Our sources say Paul had good and unhealthy days towards the tip, however when he was feeling as much as it … he was in a position to get fairly a bit achieved … spending upwards of 40 hours on interviews he did for the HBO doc. Between that and different interviews from over 25 totally different associates/collaborators, our sources say the ‘Pee-wee’ doc has over 1,000 hours of footage.
Along with this documentary … we’re instructed Paul was engaged on his memoir … a primary draft of which Paul accomplished previous to his loss of life. So, sure … we’ll get to listen to his story from his POV someplace down the road.