Saturday, February 12, 2011

MUST SEE: CPAC Gets Sneak Peek of New ‘Atlas Shrugged’ Film

Conservative activists poured into a standing-room-only hotel conference room Friday afternoon for a brief glimpse of the long-awaited movie adaptation of “Atlas Shrugged,” Ayn Rand‘s 1957 philosophical novel about how government intervention and collectivism wipe out society’s creativity, innovation and industry.

The Washington Post quite rightly compared the scene to a screening of Harry Potter at Comic-Con.

Appropriately enough, the film is set to debut April 15 and filmmakers were on scene to promote it to some of the country’s most die-hard Rand supporters. “Hollywood does not think enough people” are interested in the message of “Atlas Shrugged,” executive producer Harmon Kaslow announced to the room. But with support of CPAC-goers, growing demand for the film could prove them wrong. READ MORE...

1 comment:

  1. What kind of an audience is this expected to pull in outside of Objectivists and Tea Party supporters. Is there any reason to believe this film will have any succeess beyond preaching to the choir?