An update and history of the Atlas Shrugged movie project was published in Sunday’s New York Times. The article discusses the current Baldwin Entertainment Group/Lions Gate project, and is framed by a recounting of past failed projects to bring Rand’s novel to the big screen.
The article ends with the following quote from writer/director Randall Wallaceâ??current screenwriter for the Atlas movie:
â??I can pretty much guarantee you that there wonâ??t be a 30-page speech at the end of the movie,â? he said. â??I have two hours to try to express what Rand believed to an audience, and my responsibility is not only to Ayn Rand, but to the audience, that this be a compelling movie. More people will see the movie than will read â??Atlas Shrugged.â?? And the movie has to work.â?
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