‘Hogan’s Heroes’ Sequel Series In the Works From Al Ruddy, Village Roadshow & Rough House Pictures - Village Roadshow Entertainment Group
‘Hogan’s Heroes’ Sequel Series In the Works From Al Ruddy, Village Roadshow & Rough House Pictures
Los Angeles, CA — September, 17, 2019 – Village Roadshow Entertainment Group (VREG), Al Ruddy, and Rough House Pictures have closed a deal to reboot “Hogan’s Heroes” as a series. Veteran Producer Al Ruddy will executive produce and Alix Jaffe and Adam Dunlap will oversee for VREG. Rough House Pictures’ Danny McBride, David Gordon Green, Jody Hill and President of Production Brandon James will also executive produce.
The series will be a single camera action adventure comedy set in present day focusing on the descendants of the original heroes, now scattered around the world, who team up for a global treasure hunt.
Ruddy has produced films including The Godfather and Million Dollar Baby, created the original series, which ran from 1965-1971 on CBS. The series centered around a group of Allied POWs imprisoned in a German prison camp, led by Colonel Robert Hogan, who secretly used the camp to launch Allied espionage missions.
Rough House Pictures’ credits include “Eastbound and Down,” “Vice Principals,” and “The Righteous Gemstones” which was recently picked up for a second season on HBO.
The original show is part of the Rysher Library, which VREG’s parent company Vine purchased in 2015.