• • • Ayn Rand’s ‘Atlas’ shrugs for third time
Patrick Gavin, Politico Atlas Shrugged movie |Atlas Shrugged |Capitalism |Paul Ryan |Video | Say this for John Aglialoro: He’s not a quitter. Aglialoro is a producer on the recent movie adaptations of Ayn Rand’s 1957 novel, “Atlas Shrugged,” which has become required reading for those in favor of smaller government. The first film opened in 2011 without an A-list cast, to disappointing reviews and a lukewarm box office, despite pinning it on tea party momentum. For the second installment, the filmmakers said they were going to broaden their marketing approach, but it didn’t fare much better, coming in 10th place in box office sales during its opening weekend. Aglialoro says the third and final installment is gunning for a summer 2014 release, and he says this time, things will be different [...].