Monthly Archives: February 2012

John Putch to direct Atlas Shrugged Part 2, according to IMDB

According to the IMDB page for Atlas Shrugged Part 2, actor-turned-director John Putch has been recruited to direct the movie. An Oct 2010 interview for the Valley Film Festival introduces Putch as follows: After beginning as an actor, John Putch … Continue reading

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Atlas Shrugged-themed summer seminar in Washington, D.C.

From an article by Karl Dickey, writing for the West Palm Beach Libertarian Examiner: As part of The Atlas Society’s promotion efforts, its June 29-July 1 Summer Seminar theme will be “Either-Or: Atlas Shrugged and the Future of Individualism.” The … Continue reading

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Producer Duncan Scott to serve as writer, creative advisor on Atlas Shrugged Part II

Yesterday we learned that multiple Emmy-winning producer Duncan Scott will be joining the production team for the Atlas Shrugged Part II movie. For more information about Scott, see his interview with the Atlasphere, where he discusses his experiences producing and … Continue reading

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Hollywood Reporter: Atlas Shrugged Part II fully funded, to hit theaters just before presidential election

A new article in today’s Hollywood Reporter begins: Despite a lackluster performance for the first installment, a politically charged sequel will hit theaters just before the presidential election. The producers behind Atlas Shrugged Part 1 have made their intention to … Continue reading

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Atlas Shrugged Part II starts filming in April, “We the Living” producer Duncan Scott joins production team

From a press release on the official movie website: (Santa Monica, CA) – February 2nd, 2012 – Atlas Productions, LLC announced today that “Atlas Shrugged Part 2”, the second installment of the Atlas Shrugged movie trilogy, has been officially greenlit … Continue reading

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Teaser trailer for Atlas Shrugged Part II

This teaser trailer for Atlas Shrugged Part II has just been released!

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