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-- -- -- -- -- -- Maybe you can have -- slow and painful I know I'm late but it -- and Nate do you mind.
And the tenth of December.
That's three months away and know what I'm doing next week.
But haven't heard atlas shrugged the bear -- big book is hitting theaters on April 15 it is the Magnum opus -- and ran.
Prop plot revolves around drag me Taggart who's watching society -- -- as government asserts control overall industry.
Society's most productive citizens led by the mysterious John golf disappear.
One by one but.
Is America ready for such a moving is a truly reflective of the times we welcome atlas shrugged producer.
John that I've got -- -- he joins us from DC and Matthew Marsden.
Plays the character of James Taggart in the movie he joins us from LA good to see you both John first deal there we have this Tea Party movement going on some people think it's -- I happen -- think it's more right and wrong.
Do you think they're gonna recognized in this movie -- reflection of the times -- in.
I think that day if you just look at the books the sale -- that was shrug yeah have been about a 100000 copies a year.
In 2009 shortly after -- Tea Party was became more relevant to our society.
Hit 500000 copies -- the book is here and the tea parties here and there's desire for change in government so I think I'm hearing a yes from you I'm not -- direct everybody is say yes that.
What -- -- was writing about years ago is actually had taken place here now.
Yes while okay well Matthew -- of all did you.
I have to admit some that I got to be honest Beck is gonna kill me for this but I did read the fountain -- all the way through but atlas shrugged I read up until there's -- one speech that lasts about 35 pages it was somewhere.
In that speech that I put it down and and and hadn't picked up again had you read it before you got the part.
No items on the -- I think it was two days.
To read the book so.
I was very limited in the and the -- that's what what do you think about -- I land.
Is is a pretty gutsy.
Fought for -- was anyway during her lifetime.
She espouse this this form of individualism that was -- individualism I mean you know no government doing anything -- -- -- The word pity.
Was it was a nasty word in her bouquet of what you'd like anything that was.
Pitiful any any kind of charity work she wanted everybody to work just or does that is that.
A kind of individualism that you appreciate.
I'm not necessarily -- -- on the Catholic so that is -- was -- -- as we thought we should mention by the way has often said about her she was a self made woman who.
Worshipped her creator.
I -- this woman really believed in herself.
Yeah yeah that's true so there's not everything -- -- believe in everything that she said.
But I certainly think that's there is big majority of -- She espouses.
Especially relevant right now.
You know with a limited government something that's definitely.
Especially the Tea Party movements and I'm.
I don't think it -- a lot about what Americans are feeling right now they can feel the government coming in and intruding on their lives in business and and then comfortable with that.
Now John are you going to target this message in the way you bring you the way you promote the -- But we've adapted it faithfully.
From the novel so what you see is a adaptation.
That that brings out the that the novel but there's a cinematic thread obviously in how we.
Hadn't produced but it does it does follow that the main point which is the creators.
-- the producers -- for the doors of the world.
Go on strike and that was -- working title of the novel for nine and a half years it took about ten years plus or minus two to -- But the working title was the strikes it was not strike from labor it's a strike from the -- -- a job creators and producers.
Who say I've had enough I'm out here and what happens to society when they say.
I'm out of here the movie the book is atlas shrugged and the movie I guess this is just the first part of it there there could be other.
Versions of this movie or other -- loved part one died at -- -- April for a fifteenth 2012.
We wanna do part -- -- -- finish it up and follows the three parts of the novel part three will be 2013.
April 15 and like Lord of the Rings it's a trilogy thank you -- -- jog either Leo laurel.
Matthew Marsden the film is that was shrugged and best of luck when it.
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