The long-brewing feature version of author Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged” has begun shooting in Los Angeles as a $5 million indie produced by John Aglialoro and Harmon Kaslow.

Johansson (“One Tree Hill”) portrays Galt. The lead role of railroad executive Dagny Taggart has gone to Taylor Schilling (“Mercy) and the part of Henry Reardon is being played by Grant Bowler (“Ugly Betty”).

This adaptation of Rand’s classic, which pits daring visionaries against grasping lumpenproles, will also feature Matthew Marsden (“Coronation Street”) and Graham Beckel (“Bachelor Party Vegas”).

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