Next installment planned for Atlas Shrugged

The saga (on and off the screen) continues

The mysterious and tentacular power of the Ayn Rand-inspired movie "Atlas Shrugged: Part I" is again on display. As reported by Rebecca Kegan of The L.A. Times, "Atlas" will not only be released as DVD in the Fall but production on the next part of the trilogy will go on according to the film's producer, fitness equipment executive John Aglialoro (he's the CEO of Cybex International) - read the ... more >

Atlas Shrugged

Finally a screen adaptation of the eponymous book
Taylor Schilling, Paul Johansson and Michael O'Keefe
Directed by Paul Johansson

Much to my surprise, the matinee at which I saw “Atlas Shrugged, Part I” drew a pretty sizable crowd, considering that it was a beautiful day and life is short. The intended audience for this film is apparently larger than I thought, and I'll confess that I suspect I'm not among it. I have not read the arboricidal tome on which it is based, nor anything else by Ayn Rand. Beyond that, there's ... more >

News: Ayn Rand Novel now a Movie

Production has wrapped on “Atlas Shrugged, Part I,” which is based on the widely read 1957 novel. Paul Johansson ("One Tree Hill") directed and the cast includes Grant Bowler, who previously appeared in “True Blood” and “Ugly Betty,” and Nick Cassavetes. The film got made with only fifteen millions but with people such as Harmon Kaslow in the producer chair such sums can go a long way. “Our goal ... more >