Classic CBS sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes” may be rebooted by the original series co-creator Al Ruddy, Village Roadshow Entertainment Group and Rough Pictures. The planned continuation is described as a single-camera action adventure comedy series 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 will executive produce with Rough House Pictures principals Danny McBride, David Gordon Green and and Jody Hill and the company’s president of production Brandon James. Alix Jaffe and Adam Dunlap will oversee for VREG. No writer or network is currently attached to the project.
The original “Hogan’s Heroes” produced 168 episodes in its six season (1965 to 1971) run on CBS. The original “Hogan’s Heroes” produced 168 episodes in its six season (1965 to 1971) run on CBS. Bob Crane, Robert Clary, Richard Dawson, Ivan Dixon and Larry Hovis starred as a group of Allied prisoners of war running secret operations out of a German camp during World War II. It also starred Werner Klemperer and John Banner.