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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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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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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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Current cast lineup for Atlas Shrugged Part 2, with two weeks until shooting ends

Another update from Leon: With less than two weeks till the planned final day of shooting (May 15), IMDb continues to add cast. As I had noted previously, it looks like these might be scenes we may expect: • Wedding … Continue reading

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More about Samantha Mathis, the new Dagny Taggart

The latest article about Atlas Shrugged Part 2 in Reason magazine offers this, about the new actress playing Dagny Taggart: Part IIs new Dagny Taggart—the railroad magnate heroine struggling to keep the motors of the world running while mysterious forces … Continue reading

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Casting update for Atlas Shrugged Part 2

Another update from Leon Brozyna: Here’s another interim update on casting: John Galt – D. B. Sweeney Man in Train Station – Steve Kaufmann Sara Connelly – Jamie Rose and one change in casting: Ted ‘Buzz’ Killman – Michael Gross … Continue reading

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The final cast of Atlas Shrugged Part 2?

Here is the latest cast for Atlas Shrugged Part 2, according to IMDB and other sources, which started filming on April 2nd. Leon Brozyna notes: “It’s still not listing the parts for Dagny or Ken Danagger, so those and maybe … Continue reading

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Meet the new Dagny Taggart: Samantha Mathis

Below are photos of the woman who will play Dagny Taggart in Atlas Shrugged Part 2. What do you think? Does she fit the part? The forty-two-year-old actress is best friends with Sandra Bullock. From her mini-bio at IMDB: Samantha … 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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The Atlas Shrugged movie’s Wesley Mouch: Video of Michael Lerner at the Oscars

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