Safdie Brothers Producing Paul Reubens Documentary for HBO

Josh and Benny Safdie, the filmmaking duo behind “Good Time” and “Uncut Gems,” are producing a documentary about Paul Reubens for HBO.HBO announced on Thursday that the two-part documentary, which is currently untitled, will center on the life of Reubens, the longtime comedian and actor best known for creating the Pee-wee Herman character.

The premium cabler’s logline for the project reads:A kaleidoscopic portrait told in two parts, the Paul Reubens documentary traces the life of the imaginative artist behind one of pop culture’s most celebrated and unlikely icons: Pee-wee Herman.“I’ve been working with HBO since they were called Home Box Office! I’m honored and excited to continue my long history there.

I love HBO, but I’m not going to marry them,” Reubens said in a statement.The project is an HBO Documentary Films and Elara production, directed by Matt Wolf (“Spaceship Earth

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