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Failed Atlas Shrugged movie producer threatens to pull a John Galt?

May 5th, 2011
Failed Atlas Shrugged movie producer threatens to pull a John Galt? New Movie News! Failed Atlas Shrugged movie producer threatens to pull a John Galt? [May 5] The new Atlas Shrugged movie based on the best-selling Ayn Rand novel of the same name is out. Oh, did you miss it? The movie that was promised to be a blockbuster multi-part movie series of epic proportions is, in Hollywood terms, a total flop. It's been out three weeks and has barely earned just over $450k. That's not much money for a film about the glorious pursuit of capitalism as a grand ideal. Whats more, the producer of the film -- who actually opted to turn away star celebs like Angelina Jolie who was at one point interested in playing the Dagney Taggert female heroine lead in favor of casting relative unknowns to play the leads for cheap -- is so mad no one is coming to see his new movie that he is threatening to walk out on Hollywood and refuse to make the summary sequels. He fancies himself a real life John Galt character. Who is John Galt? To answer that question (if you don't already know) you will have to do some mighty serious reading, as the Ayn Rand novel is one of the thickest [and best] books filled with deep and meaningful dialogue you may ever read. And, without the sequels finished, you can't cheat by watching the 21st century Atlas Shrugged movie series to solve the mystery. More good news and green gossip on this [...]
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