Lionsgate shrugging

McClintock, Pamela
April 2006
Daily Variety;4/27/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 18, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that Lionsgate has acquired the worldwide distribution rights to Russian-born Ayn Rand's novel "Atlas Shrugged" from Howard and Karen Baldwin. The Baldwins will produce the film together with John Aglialoro. The novel, which was published in 1957, deals with the economic collapse of the United States sometime in the future. James V. Hart has written a two-part script for the Baldwins.


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