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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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Filming for Atlas Shrugged Part II begins today

From reader Leon Brozyna: Shooting for ASP2 is beginning today (Apr 2). The presence of Kip Chalmers suggests the tunnel disaster; Jeff Allen suggests a telling of the story of 20th Century Motor to Dagny; a couple judges suggests the … Continue reading

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Atlas Shrugged: Part II greenlighted, in theaters next fall

From Reason magazine: “It’s a poetic moment that today [February 2, 2012] Ayn Rand was born 107 years ago and we are greenlighting Atlas Shrugged: Part II,” announced producer John Aglialoro at Reason Weekend 2012, which was held in San … Continue reading

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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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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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Shocking typo in DVD and Blu-ray cover art for the Atlas Shrugged movie

As reader Seabee77 noted in the comments, anyone even vaguely familiar with Ayn Rand’s philosophy will be shocked by this typo in the promotional notes on the back cover of the DVD and Blu-ray releases currently being sold through major … Continue reading

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Atlas Shrugged DVD available for pre-order! Release date is November 8th.

The Atlas Shrugged movie is now available for pre-order on the production company’s official website, in a variety of editions. Their e-mail announcement says “Pre-Orders will ship for release date delivery – November 8, 2011.”

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New official blog for the Atlas Shrugged movie

The producers of the Atlas Shrugged movie have secured the domain name AtlasShruggedMovie.com and have launched a new official blog for the movie at blog.atlasshruggedmovie.com!

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Atlas Shrugged movie coming to DVD and Blu-Ray this fall

The producers of the Atlas Shrugged movie have now officially inked a deal with Twentieth Century Fox to distribute the movie on DVD, to be released sometime this fall. From their press release on the subject: Atlas Productions, LLC announced … Continue reading

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