The Daily Wire Lines Up Series Adaptation Of Ayn Rand’s

EXCLUSIVE: Conservative media agency The Every day Wire has optioned unique movie and TV collection rights to develop and produce an adaptation of Ayn Rand’s dystopian 1957 novel Atlas Shrugged, the creator’s most heralded work.

The corporate is planning to provide a collection adaptation of the novel for distribution on its streaming platform, Dailywire+. Every day Wire co-CEO Jeremy Boreing simply introduced the deal in a livestreamed townhall handle.

The e book, which has offered greater than seven million copies worldwide, depicts a dystopian United States wherein non-public companies endure underneath more and more burdensome legal guidelines and rules. Railroad govt Dagny Taggart and her lover, metal magnate Hank Rearden, battle in opposition to “looters” who wish to exploit their productiveness. Dagny and Hank uncover {that a} mysterious determine known as John Galt is persuading different enterprise leaders to desert their corporations and disappear as a strike of productive people in opposition to the looters. The novel ends with the strikers planning to construct a brand new capitalist society based mostly on Galt’s philosophy.

The sci-fi, thriller and romance novel has lengthy been held up as a canonical work in conservative literature. Every day Wire says it plans to method collection creators and present runners within the subsequent month.

The novel has been the topic of a number of tried movie and TV variations over the a long time. The Godfather and Million Greenback Child producer Albert S Ruddy tried to get away an adaptation for years. Businessman and producer John Aglialoro — a producer on this model — first optioned the movie rights in 1992. A movie trilogy based mostly on the e book was lastly launched in 2011, starring Taylor Schilling and Samantha Mathis.

Jeremy Boreing, Ben Shapiro and Caleb Robinson are producing for DailyWire+. Dallas Sonnier and Amanda Presmyk are producing for Bonfire Legend. Aglialoro and Harmon Kaslow are producing for Atlas Distribution Firm. Scott DeSapio, Joan Carter, and Danielle Cox are govt producers.

The deal was negotiated by Dallas Sonnier and common counsel Joshua Herr on behalf of DailyWire+, Roger Arar and Kaslow on behalf of Atlas Distribution Firm, and Tim Knowlton of Curtis Brown Ltd. on behalf of the Peikoff Household Partnership and the Property of Ayn Rand.

Proper wing information and media firm The Every day Wire has been forging a lineup of movie and TV content material. Latest motion pictures embrace Gina Carano western Terror On The Prairie and D.J. Caruso thriller Shut In.

“After we determined in 2020 to launch into leisure, my imaginative and prescient at the moment was to carry Ayn Rand’s seminal work on the inventive energy of financial freedom and the horrible penalties of its loss to the display screen as a premium collection,” mentioned Boreing through the handle immediately.

He continued: “The plain downside, we thought, is that we might by no means be capable to get the rights to such a culturally ubiquitous work.  I used to be improper. At present, I’m thrilled to announce that DailyWire+ has acquired the unique rights to some of the influential books of the twentieth Century.”


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