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This is one of the biggest selling books of all time it.
Last year even relentless drug use 54 years old it's sold half a million copies but -- -- it's well that ten times the sales of Barack Obama's books combined.
Express their anger that.
Even the Hollywood loves making movies based on bestselling books because they bring in a ready made audience there's never been a movie made based on this book.
Now the atlas shrugged movie part one is from is coming -- it premiered Tuesday night in Washington DC.
Some of the actors at the premier said they'd never read the book.
But just doing the movie opened their eyes.
Questioning everything I've -- assumed.
That I news.
Charlie will give you an exclusive look at part of that movie it opens nationwide April 15.
Appropriate given that's usually tax stick.
Sell this book is more than fifty years old and a huge best seller why is it only be made into a movie now.
I suspect it was because the lefties in Hollywood hate and anger and -- her defense of capitalism but I can't prove that.
What I do know is that what it took to get the movie made was -- -- here and businessman from outside Hollywood.
Buying the rights and making the movie himself.
Here's that businessman is name is John and -- -- all.
He's joined by movie -- movie producer he hired Harmon -- as low as well as one of the film's actors Matthew Morrison so.
And you had to spend twenty million dollars of your own money -- it's so difficult.
Well I think.
Studios are actually risk adverse.
Studios want to make money there in business to do so but this is.
400 page book.
Controversial -- politics.
And although we tried it was difficult to get done.
Well congratulations and getting it done -- at one point Angelina Jolie he was.
Interest he had and there -- a number of major Hollywood actresses over the years have expressed an interest in being.
Playing the role -- -- by one of the greatest -- a woman can -- Imagine playing in -- -- Hollywood movie.
Charlize Theron was interest anyone -- what do they say I think this part terror.
Well actually I came under the project from April of 2010 does John was lucky guy what are you able to they've they've really done you -- Us to play the -- -- -- -- Charlize Theron was interest it in the TV miniseries at that point the lions -- Was involved in the project and the producers of that.
TV miniseries said you know what let's have Charlize -- one power of that maybe two hours and won't get other actresses to do the rest of those six hours that was not a good idea.
So she -- out.
You hired some of the actors like -- like two days before filming.
He had this handsome guy we brought -- brought him on after we and we guess that Taylor Schilling is is gag me just a tremendous magnificent -- -- And we needed to surround her obviously with people that we felt complemented what she brought to the picture.
Matthew is New -- our first choice for James staggered to.
And and we got a bunch of other just fabulous actors to come on very courageous.
Take on the role it and then to be -- part.
But really the creation of the movie.
I was shrugged and Matthew you had never read -- show no I hadn't so might do have a friend though that was an objective extend them.
Did you mentioned rounds and currently -- kind of in passing but it really I -- really pressed him on it and I got the scripts.
Panel called my from my -- -- I got this great seats to you know we he mentions Landon and that was.
-- -- -- Did do it you don't is that you want during that movie you -- -- now maybe some -- okay.
There's a big -- that's about it so so yeah.
And so you did the movie and we will show you a longer clip later on but Matthew let's first watch a brief clip from -- -- your scenes.
You play one of the -- exchange Taggart.
Ever -- things.
But here's the deal is lighter than even the cheapest plans -- it's ten times stronger this physically impossible -- You're inviting disaster -- you use that -- his nomination or something has to be done.
Totally you know Westin mount weren't really does matter in Washington.
Bureau like it really wasn't.
Here -- weren't -- Here -- a good actor to get rid of your accent and become an American troops for the movie here.
-- what they call a conservative.
I -- shirt.
In an -- business yeah yeah well you know there's -- -- this quite a few of us but we tend to have to keep a low profile.
Freddie recently I was doing the job and down.
-- -- -- -- on sex and he was Cuban.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Marco Rubio.
And he's like -- I'm like oh good good man good man late sequels movies like.
-- -- -- -- He's -- got I think you give me a hug.
You know on -- what I mean that's what it's likely chilly really is why what's that about what he had to keep it secret.
I don't know I really don't know it's it's kind of an anomaly for me you know coming from you can come over and saying it's -- UK it's OK to be yeah because he -- not kind of I guess -- in the UK would kind of be -- Not very conservative over here.
But I think that's Sam there's definitely.
-- stigma that is attached to it.
Whatever anyone wants to say any different but there it's -- in Hollywood it's such a leftist culture that if you said you were not part of that you might not get more jobs.
That's true but you know we've got to stand up and you know believe in free speech and you have to say we believe in and and they're out of the closet now we'll see if you.
-- girl who was political but you're distributing this movie your -- studios.
Right well I mean we -- we had they had the opportunity certainly we.
Made the movie available for them to screen it in a few it is represented -- -- came in and saw the film.
But you really in the spirit of individualism and and really what this book is about you know John.
His vision was that we could really self distribute that -- period.
In a sense compete with Hollywood business model let's get the.
Again though it will open up in.
About eighty cities 300.
-- 300 theater -- -- sitting on and Friday Friday and -- -- -- expect part 20 in this part they're gonna be three parts possesses -- -- -- -- thousand -- we are going to follow the book real adapted -- part -- in part three.
April 15 2012.
Was the aspiration for part two and part 3 April 15 2013.
We look forward -- that just.
-- You -- exclusive sneak preview.
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