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Langridge, Hirsch Give Sherlock Holmes a Supernatural Spin in “Baker Street Peculiars”
Roger Langridge & Andy Hirsch tell CBR about reinventing Arthur Conan Doyle's characters as supernatural mystery solvers in London at BOOM!
Houdini and Doyle to Solve Supernatural Crimes in New Drama
Fox, ITV and Shaw Media have picked up a series that sends real-life friends Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini on the trail of crimes with a supernatural element.
It’s official: Sherlock Holmes is in the public domain
The U.S. Supreme Court today declined to consider a case brought by the estate of Arthur Conan Doyle, which means the bulk of the Sherlock Holmes stories and characters have …
Judge calls Sherlock Holmes licensing fee ‘a form of extortion’
In June, Judge Richard Posner gleefully dismantled the Arthur Conan Doyle estate’s case, and confirmed the bulk of the Sherlock Holmes stories belongs to the public domain. However, it turns …
Supreme Court won’t stay Sherlock Holmes copyright ruling
Unfortunately for the estate of Arthur Conan Doyle, “The Case of the Sherlock Holmes Copyrights” hasn’t developed into much of a mystery, as its efforts to prevent many of the …
Doyle estate can’t stay Sherlock Holmes copyright decision
A federal judge has refused to stay a Seventh Circuit decision affirming that most of the Sherlock Holmes stories have lapsed into the public domain as the estate of Arthur …
Doyle estate loses appeal over Sherlock Holmes copyrights
In the end, a federal appeals court didn’t find the case of Sherlock Holmes’ copyright status as mysterious, or as complex, as the Arthur Conan Doyle estate hoped, and today …
Doyle estate insists Sherlock Holmes remains under copyright
The estate of Arthur Conan Doyle asked a seemingly unsympathetic Seventh Circuit on Thursday to overturn a lower-court ruling that the elements from the first 50 Sherlock Holmes stories have …
TV Legends Revealed | ‘Star Trek: TNG’ Ran Afoul of Arthur Conan Doyle Estate?
The game is afoot as Brian Cronin investigates whether Star Trek: The Next Generation used Sherlock Holmes characters without authorization.
Comics A.M. | Judge rules Sherlock Holmes is in public domain
Legal | In a decision that will undoubtedly usher in more Holmes and Watson novels, comic books, movies and television, a federal judge has issued a declarative judgment that the …
Doyle And Houdini To Solve Crime In New Syfy Steampunk Drama
DreamWorks and J. Michael Straczynski aren't the only ones plumbing the real-life friendship between Harry Houdini and Arthur Conan Doyle for drama. Syfy is developing Among the Spirits, which finds the duo solving mysteries with the help of a female cop and steampunk technology.
J. Michael Straczynski Speaks On His Doyle/Houdini Screenplay
DreamWorks has picked up Voices from the Dead from Changeling screenwriter and well-known comic scribe J. Michael Straczynski, who spoke first with Spinoff about the roaring '20s mystery centering on real-life friends Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini.