• • • ‘Atlas Shrugged’: The Blockbuster That Wasn’t
Ray Gustini, AtlanticWire Atlas Shrugged movie |Atlas Shrugged |Image | Atlas Shrugged producer John Aglialoro has told the Los Angeles Times that he is reconsidering plans to produce two more movies based on Ayn Rand’s novel. This strikes us as sensible. Since being released two weeks ago, the film has grossed only $3.1 million--not good for any wide release, but particularly troubling for a film that seemed perfectly positioned to cash in on America’s new libertarian streak. What went wrong?