• • • 'Atlas Shrugged: Part II' Filmmakers Hope to Sway Election (Video)
Paul Bond, Hollywood Reporter Atlas Shrugged movie |Atlas Shrugged |Video | The studios and filmmakers behind Zero Dark Thirty and Lincoln are avoiding the appearance of trying to influence the U.S. presidential election by holding their movies' release dates until after Nov. 6. Another film, though, is making no bones about its attempt to sway voters. Atlas Shrugged: Part II, which opened Friday, not only wants to encourage moviegoers to vote against President Barack Obama, it’s boasting of its motives in its ad campaign. “Ayn Rand’s best-selling novel is now a major motion picture event. Will it influence the election?” a TV and radio commercial has been asking.