Author Archives: Joshua Zader

About Joshua Zader

Joshua Zader is co-founder of Atlas Web Development and founder of The Atlasphere, a networking directory and dating service for admirers of Ayn Rand's novels with over 20,000 members from around the world.

Kaslow: “2016” movie and Paul Ryan nomination bode well for release of new Part II

Big Hollywood has a new article with updates from producer Harmon Kaslow. It begins: The “Atlas Shrugged” films were designed to celebrate Ayn Rand’s core political philosophies, says franchise producer Harmon Kaslow. What Kaslow couldn’t foresee as the second film … Continue reading

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Official trailer: Atlas Shrugged Movie – Part II

The official trailer for Part II was just released! What do you think? How does it compare to the trailer for Part I?

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New movie: Oct 12 release date, with 10x bigger marketing budget

A new article about Atlas Shrugged – Part 2 in the Hollywood Reporter begins: The production hires Bill Lewis, who worked on distribution for the “Twilight” movies, and Russell Schwartz, who helped market the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy. Atlas … Continue reading

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Politico: Atlas Shrugged Part 2 will have fuller marketing campaign

From Politico: Part 2 is due to hit theaters in October and producer Harmon Kaslow anticipates a broader, and more aggressive, marketing effort this time around. Kaslow says that, despite the buzz generated online for the first film, “we realized … Continue reading

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Atlas Shrugged movie producers sue Relativity Media and Netflix for failure to pay licensing fees

Deadline.com reports that the producers of the Atlas Shrugged movie have filed a lawsuit against Relativity Media and Netflix: Maker of Atlas Shrugged: Part 1 Atlas Productions filed suit today in Los Angeles Superior Court against Relativity Media, RML Acquisitions … Continue reading

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Filming wraps on Atlas Shrugged Part 2

The final scenes of Atlas Shrugged Part 2 were filmed on May 15th. The Atlas Society offers reflections from their time on the set: Atlas Shrugged Part 2 filmed its last scenes early Wednesday morning, May 15, in the historic … Continue reading

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Atlas Shrugged novel makes a brief appearance at the protest marches in Moscow

The new article “Using Taoism and Writers to Fight the Regime” in the Moscow Times by Russian writer Yulia Latynina begins: Riot police broke up a sanctioned protest rally on May 6. After that, police detained Moscow pedestrians carrying white … Continue reading

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Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist plays wino in Atlas Shrugged Part 2

From a new article in the Washington Post: Norquist, the president of Washington-based Americans for Tax Reform, first shot an office scene, handing a three-ring binder to heroine Dagny Taggart’s assistant. Easy enough, it sounds. Then producers suggested a second … Continue reading

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On the set of Atlas Shrugged Part 2

The Atlas Society has published a new article with notes on their visit to the set of the new movie. The article begins: A light breeze blows, a few ducks glide on a pond, a small cabin is nestled in … Continue reading

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Watch for cameos from “persons of note” in Atlas Shrugged Part 2

A new article in the Washington Times begins: It’s on the way: “Atlas Shrugged Part II” is now filming in Los Angeles, the second installment of an ambitious independent movie project — due for commercial release in October, just as … Continue reading

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