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Ron Paul will make his acting debut in Atlas Shrugged: Part III

In open defiance of the will of the free market — which roundly rejected the first two installmentsAtlas Shrugged Part III: Who is John Galt? is slated for release later this year. But the film's marketing team has just unveiled a secret weapon: former congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul, who will make a special cameo alongside conservative commentators like Glenn Beck and Sean Hannity.

"It's much more than a story," says Paul in a promotional video for Atlas Shrugged Part III. "Of course, it's influenced millions of people already, and because of its greatness it's going to continue to influence a lot of people."

As The Hollywood Reporter helpfully points out, this isn't Paul's first appearance on the silver screen — he last appeared in 2009's Bruno, as the unwitting subject of an unsuccessful seduction:

Atlas Shrugged Part III: Who is John Galt? hits theaters on September 14.