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Hogan's Heroes Making Its Way To The Big Screen

15 March 2013 2:11 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

And you thought news that Hollywood was making a Good Times movie was the weirdest, most-unexpected TV-to-movie story that you would hear this week. No, Deadline now reports that after a 10-year legal battle, the rights to the once-successful sitcom Hogan.s Heroes will return to show creators Albert S. Ruddy and the late Bernard Fein, with Ruddy planning to produce a feature film in celebration. Ruddy and the Fein estate have been warring with Bing Crosby Productions, which originally produced Heroes in the late 1960s and is currently owned by Dallas Mavericks owner (and all-around billionaire) Mark Cuban. But an arbitrator finally handed the rights back to Ruddy, clearing way for a possible film. The original show starred the late Bob Crane as Colonel Robert E. Hogan, leader of a band of misfits in a German Pow camp who made life miserable for Colonel Wilhelm Klink (Werner Klemperer). This »

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‘Hogan’s Heroes’ Rights Won Back By Creators Al Ruddy And Bernard Fein; They’re Plotting New Movie

15 March 2013 11:26 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Exclusive: After a three-year battle waged to determine ownership of sequel and separated rights on the CBS sitcom Hogan’s Heroes, creators Albert S. Ruddy and the late Bernard Fein have been granted all rights. Ruddy will work with Fein’s estate to develop a feature film ensemble comedy using the show’s clever WWII German Pow camp premise. The duo was granted rights that include movies, publication, merchandising, radio and live rights, as well as TV sequel rights. The judgment was made by arbitrator Joel M. Grossman on March 1. The creators went up against Bing Crosby Productions, which produced the show, and whose rights are now owned by Mark Cuban. Ruddy and Fein were represented by Greenburg & Traurig’s Vince Chieffo and Alan Schwartz, and WGA’s Heather Pearson and Anthony R. Segall. Hogan’s Heroeswas a top-rated show on CBS that spanned 168 episodes that ran from 1965-1971, starring Bob Crane as Col. »

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‘Hogan’s Heroes’ Rights Won Back By Creators Al Ruddy And Bernard Fein; They’re Plotting New Movie

15 March 2013 11:26 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: After a three-year battle waged to determine ownership of sequel and separated rights on the CBS sitcom Hogan’s Heroes, creators Albert S. Ruddy and the late Bernard Fein have been granted all rights. Ruddy will work with Fein’s estate to develop a feature film ensemble comedy using the show’s clever WWII German Pow camp premise. The duo was granted rights that include movies, publication, merchandising, radio and live rights, as well as TV sequel rights. The judgment was made by arbitrator Joel M. Grossman on March 1. The creators went up against Bing Crosby Productions, which produced the show, and whose rights are now owned by Mark Cuban. Ruddy and Fein were represented by Greenburg & Traurig’s Vince Chieffo and Alan Schwartz, and WGA’s Heather Pearson and Anthony R. Segall. Hogan’s Heroeswas a top-rated show on CBS that spanned 168 episodes that ran from 1965-1971, starring Bob Crane as Col. »

- MIKE FLEMING JR

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