Pee-wee Herman has it all. He's got a comfortable home in the pleasant town of Fairville where everybody knows and loves him. He works at a diner making milkshakes, and all is right with the world. Until a buff dude on a motorcycle rides up and resets his expectations for life.
The first full trailer for the upcoming Netflix movie "Pee-wee's Big Holiday" returns us to Paul Reubens' childlike world of wonder where the laws of physics can be broken on a whim. The trailer launched on Tuesday.
Netflix dropped a brief teaser for the film in January. It gave us a peek at Pee-wee's morning routine, but only hinted at what was to come with the full trailer.
The new footage introduces actor Joe Manganiello as the mysterious chopper-riding cool guy who urges Pee-wee to leave Fairville and explore the world. It's an adventure that involves hitchhikers, a pillow fight, a snake farm and New York.
Reubens and producer Judd Apatow ("Anchorman" and "Bridesmaids") collaborated on the new movie, which will debut on the streaming service on March 18.
The last full-length Pee-wee movie was the circus-themed "Big Top Pee-wee" from 1988. If the teaser and trailer are anything to go by, Reubens' age-defying character will continue to embrace the whimsical design and storytelling of the earlier movies and children's television show "Pee-wee's Playhouse."
Pee-wee fans from way back will be happy to hear that Mark Mothersbaugh from rock/new wave band Devo handles the soundtrack for "Pee-wee's Big Holiday." Mothersbaugh famously composed the quirky theme song for the original TV series.