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Laurie Rice


Laurie Rice is the research and program assistant for The Atlas Society and the editor of David Kelley’s logic textbook, The Art of Reasoning. She holds degrees in English, philosophy, and psychology.

Anne Hathaway on Atlas Shrugged

Anne Hathaway on Atlas Shrugged

A recent article in Interview magazine reveals Anne Hathaway as a self-identified Ayn Rand fan, joining the ranks of  Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Sandra Bullock, and Eva Mendes.

Atlas Shrugged Part 2 Movie Clip; Gifts at The Atlas Summit

Atlas Shrugged Part 2 Movie Clip; Gifts at The Atlas Summit

Attendees at The Atlas Summit were privy to a first look at the upcoming Atlas Shrugged Part 2. The movie, coming to theaters on October 12, features Samantha Mathis as Dagny Taggart, Jason Beghe as Hank Rearden, and Esai Morales as Francisco D'Anconia. The panel at TAS's Summit on June 30 featured leads Mathis and Beghe, movie producers John Aglialoro and Harmon Kaslow, co-screenwriter Duncan Scott, and a first look at a clip from the movie.

Atlas Shrugged Part 2 Official Movie Trailer

Atlas Shrugged Part 2 Official Movie Trailer

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Tonight! Go to the Atlas Shrugged Part 2 web site at 9:00 p.m. EDT to see the official trailer.

9:01 pm Update: Here's the trailer!

 

Atlas Shrugged Part 2 Teaser Trailer in Theaters

Atlas Shrugged Part 2 Teaser Trailer in Theaters

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Atlas Shrugged Part 2 has released its teaser trailer, called "The Destroyer." Look for it at theaters before the main feature.

Feminist Heroine? Dagny Taggart vs. Catwoman

Feminist Heroine? Dagny Taggart vs. Catwoman

    

Final Filming Days for Atlas Shrugged Part 2

Final Filming Days for Atlas Shrugged Part 2

May 31, 2012 -- Atlas Shrugged Part 2 filmed its last scenes early Wednesday morning, May 16, in the historic Bank of America building in Los Angeles, California. The final night of filming included scenes from the wedding of James Taggart (Patrick Fabian) and Cherryl Brooks (Larisa Oleynik), where Francisco D’Anconia (Esai Morales) delivers his “money speech”—both a public condemnation of the crony elite cocktail crowd and a stealthy encouragement to Hank Rearden (Jason Beghe).

Mathis and Beghe on Panel at The Atlas Summit

Mathis and Beghe on Panel at The Atlas Summit

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The Atlas Society is happy to announce that Samantha Mathis and Jason Beghe will be joining us at The Atlas Summit!
Samantha Mathis plays heroine Dagny Taggart in the upcoming movie, Atlas Shrugged Part 2. Jason Beghe plays Hank Rearden. Mathis and Beghe will participate in the Special Plenary Session: An Inside Look Into Atlas Shrugged Part 2 on June 30 at 3:45 p.m.

Myths About Ayn Rand: A Challenge to Journalists

Myths About Ayn Rand: A Challenge to Journalists

Facts and Fiction

As Atlas Shrugged Part 1 came to theaters on April 15, many wondered: will the movie be true to Ayn Rand’s ideas? Theater-goers were relieved to find that that the movie portrayed the story’s essential themes: it is individuals who create wealth, and they must be free.