Charlie Wilson’s War Cast - April 22, 2008

Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman

The Charlie Wilson’s War cast includes three beloved Oscar winning actors as the main characters, plus newcomer Amy Adams in an unforgettable supporting role. Be sure to watch the Charlie Wilsons War cast on DVD April 22. Until then, read about the Charlie Wilson’s War plot and watch the Charlie Wilson’s War movie trailer to learn more about the characters and to see the cast in action.

Tom Hanks as Charlie Wilson

Tom Hanks holds the distinction of being the first actor in 50 years to be awarded back-to-back Best Actor Academy Awards. He won in 1994 for his role in Philadelphia and in 1995 for his role in Forest Gump. Tom Hanks has been nominated for an Oscar a total of five times during his career, which spans almost 30 years. Starting off in TV, Tom Hanks quickly became a big screen star with his roles in Splash, Bachelor Party, and The Money Pit. He was most recently seen starring in The Da Vinci Code.

Julia Roberts as Joanne Herring

Julia Roberts brings life to the Charlie Wilson’s War cast as Joanne Herring. She won her first, but probably not her last, Oscar in 2000 for her starring role in Erin Brockovich and she has been nominated a total of three times. Julia Roberts got her start on the big screen in Mystic Pizza, but it was her role in Steel Magnolias that really got Hollywood’s attention. Since then, she has starred in some of the most successful films around. Julia Roberts recently made her Broadway debut in the play Three Days of Rain.

Philip Seymour Hoffman as Gust Avrakotos

Philip Seymour Hoffman adds to the Charlie Wilson’s War cast as Gust Avrakotos. Hoffman won an Oscar in 2006 for his starring role in Capote and was nominated for an Oscar in 2008 for his role in Charlie Wilson’s War. Cast often in oddball roles, Philip Seymour Hoffman never fails to make a lasting impression, no matter how small or big his role may be in any given film. He is an accomplished stage actor and has gained increasing attention in recent years for his big screen roles. Fans recognize Philip Seymour Hoffman from movies like Mission Impossible III, Cold Mountain, and Almost Famous.

No doubt, these three beloved and Oscar winning actors bring amazing presence and life to the Charlie Wilson’s War cast. Be sure to watch them shine when the Charlie Wilson’s War DVD arrives in stores on April 22.

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Charlie Wilson’s War Crew - April 22, 2008

Mike Nichols, Aaron Sorkin

The Charlie Wilson’s War crew is made up of well-known and highly accomplished members including writer Aaron Sorkin and director Mike Nichols. You can read more about these Charlie Wilson’s War crew members and the clay they molded into a phenomenal film, the Charlie Wilson’s War cast. Also be sure to read the Charlie Wilson’s War plot summary and watch the Charlie Wilson’s War movie trailer to build your excitement for the DVD release on April 22.

Mike Nichols—Director

Mike Nichols helms the Charlie Wilson War crew as the director. Nichols began his career as a member of a comedy team in New York before turning to directing for the stage, which won him many Tony awards. Mike Nichols directed his first film in 1966, for which he received his first Oscar nomination. Since then, he was been nominated for another four Oscars and has won once for The Graduate. Fans of Mike Nichols know his work directing hits like Silkwood, Working Girl, The Birdcage, and his most recent film Closer. He brings amazing talent and experience to the Charlie Wilson’s War crew.

Aaron Sorkin—Writer

Aaron Sorkin got his start writing the Broadway play A Few Good Men, which he subsequently adapted into the Oscar nominated screenplay. He has also written and produced television hits like Sports Night, The West Wing, and most recently, Studio 60 On the Sunset Strip. Aaron Sorkin brings great vision and talent to the Charlie Wilson’s War crew and will no doubt continue to shine on the big and small screen for years to come.

The Charlie Wilson’s War crew boasts some amazing credentials spanning stage, small screen, and big screen over forty-plus years. Catch the Charlie Wilson’s War DVD in stores on April 22! 

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Charlie Wilson’s War Downloads & Wallpapers - April 22, 2008

Charlie Wilson's War Downloads, Wallpapers & Buddy Icons

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The Charlie Wilsons War buddy icons feature images from the film itself. You can choose icons of Tom Hanks as Charlie Wilson, Julia Roberts as Joanne Herring, Philip Seymour Hoffman as Gust Avrakotos, and more. Each of these Charlie Wilson’s War buddy icons rotate between the name of the film, the image of the actor from the film, and a saying like “Fun Loving Politician” for Charlie Wilson or “Texas Socialite” for Joanne Herring. One of the Charlie Wilson’s War buddy icons rotates images of the three main actors from the film. Whichever you choose, these Charlie Wilson’s War downloads are sure to bring a smile to your face and show your love of this film.

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Charlie Wilson's War DVD - April 22, 2008

Charlie Wilson's War starring Tom Hanks & Julia Roberts

The Charlie Wilson’s War DVD arrives in stores on April 22, 2008. Whether you saw this movie in theaters and you want to see it again, or you missed it and have been anxiously awaiting the DVD, be sure to check out this historic film.

When you rent or buy the Charlie Wilsons War DVD, you’ll learn the true story of a Texas congressman and his two unlikely partners who secretly helped Afghanistan fend off the Soviet occupation in the 1980s. You can read about the Charlie Wilson’s War plot right here on this website to get the full story.

The Charlie Wilson’s War DVD contains some exciting bonus features, as well. You can see The Making of Charlie Wilsons War, an inside look at the making of the film featuring interviews with Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts. History buffs will enjoy another Charlie Wilson’s War DVD bonus feature, Who Is Charlie Wilson?, which provides a profile of the real Charlie Wilson featuring interviews with Charlie Wilson, Joanne Herring, Tom Hanks, writer Aaron Sorkin, and director Mike Nichols.

You can own the Charlie Wilson’s War DVD and HD-DVD on April 22. Until then, you can use this website as your resource for the Charlie Wilson’s War movie trailer and Charlie Wilson’s War photos to help get you excited for the upcoming release. Also have fun with some cool Charlie Wilson’s War downloads like buddy icons and desktop wallpapers. This is a film you will surely want to watch again and again so be sure to buy the Charlie Wilson’s War DVD!

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Charlie Wilson’s War Plot & Story- April 22, 2008

Story & Synopsis of Charlie Wilson's War Movie

Read this Charlie Wilson’s War synopsis to remind you of the story from this exciting film before it releases on DVD April 22. Whether you saw the film in theaters or you are anxiously waiting to see it for the first time on DVD, you can read here to find out all the details of the Charlie Wilson’s War plot. Also be sure to check out the Charlie Wilson’s War movie trailer and have fun with the Charlie Wilson’s War downloads available on this website.

The Charlie Wilsons War plot is portrayed by Oscar winning actors Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, and Philip Seymour Hoffman and written by Emmy winning actor Aaron Sorkin (The West Wing). Oscar winning director Mike Nichols brings to life the true story of Charlie Wilson, a congressman who loved a good time, the Houston socialite who loved a good cause, and one renegade CIA agent who loved a good fight. The Charlie Wilson’s War plot follows how these three unlikely partners conspired to bring about the largest covert operation in history.

A Charlie Wilson’s War synopsis for the movie is that, in the early 1980s, Charlie Wilson (Tom Hanks) was a womanizing US congressional representative from Texas who seemed to be in the minor leagues, except for the fact that he is a member of two major foreign policy and covert-ops committees. However, prodded by his major conservative supporter, Joanne Herring (Julia Roberts), Wilson learns about the plight of the people suffering in the brutal Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. As the Charlie Wilson’s War plot unfolds, Wilson dedicates his political efforts to supply the Afghan mujahedeen with the weapons and support to defeat the Soviet Union with the help of the maverick CIA agent, Gust Avrakotos (Philip Seymour Hoffman).

Be sure to rent or buy this historic movie when it releases on DVD April 22 to see how the Charlie Wilson’s War plot unfolds. While you’re on this website, read bios of the Charlie Wilson’s War cast and check out Charlie Wilson’s War photos to get images that go along with this Charlie Wilson’s War synopsis.

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Charlie Wilson’s War Photos & Pictures- April 22, 2008

Charlie Wilson's War Pictures, Wallpapers & Images

These Charlie Wilson’s War photos and still shots from the movie will help you build excitement for the upcoming release of the Charlie Wilson’s War DVD on April 22. Fans of Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, and Philip Seymour Hoffman will enjoy seeing their favorite actors at work and will be able to have images to supplement the Charlie Wilson’s War plot synopsis on this website.

The first of the Charlie Wilson’s War pictures shows the lovely Julia Roberts as the big-haired, Texas do-gooder Joanne Herring. Next you see an image of Tom Hanks as Charlie Wilson that gives the perfect insight into his personality as he’s surrounded by beautiful ladies in a hot tub with a drink in his hand. Further along in the Charlie Wilson’s War photos gallery, you see the first meeting between Charlie and Joanne and you can just tell they’re going to get along famously. Many of the photos give you a great feel for the early 1980s time period with the costumes, hairstyles, and décor used.

Eventually the Charlie Wilson’s War pictures introduce us to Philip Seymour Hoffman’s ragged CIA character Gust Avrakotos. You can almost tell from this image that he is probably overworked and underpaid, just waiting for his big break. Later in the set of Charlie Wilson’s War photos, you see Tom Hanks taking time out to listen to direction from the veteran director Mike Nichols for an important scene. You also get to see Mike Nichols posing in front of a huge cast of extras in a scene from the Afghan desert.

These Charlie Wilson’s War photos help you put together a distinct feel for the setting and characters of this film. For a better feel, you can also watch the Charlie Wilson’s War trailer here on this website. To bring a little fun to your computer, check out our Charlie Wilson’s War downloads like buddy icons and desktop wallpapers. Be sure to buy or rent the DVD when it hits stores on April 22.

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Charlie Wilson's War Movie - Videos, Video Clips & Video Previews

Check out the Charlie Wilsonís War movie trailer here on this website to get a sneak peek at whatís to come when the film releases on DVD on April 22. You can also read the Charlie Wilsonís War plot summary and view Charlie Wilsonís War photos from the movie.

The Charlie Wilsonís War trailer begins in Washington, D.C. in 1980 with a scene that sets the viewer up for the kind of personality theyíre going to see from Congressman Charlie Wilson when Wilson offers his guest a drink at 10:00 in the morning. You see him as fun-loving, free-wheeling Texas man, enjoying his somewhat high-profile status with women and booze.

Next, the Charlie Wilsonís War movie trailer introduces a change as Charlie watches a newscast from Afghanistan, which has been invaded by Soviets. You can see how intrigued he is. Then, we and Charlie are introduced to Joanne Herring, the sixth wealthiest woman in Texas. Joanne is a great beauty, who has a passion for helping the Afghans in their fight. She chides Charlie Wilson for not using his position in congress to do more to help.

Further along in the Charlie Wilsonís War trailer, you see how Joanne has planted the idea of a covert war in Charlieís head, which he then runs with. He sets up a meeting with CIA operative Gust Avrakotos and with Afghan leaders to find out their needsóguns, airplanes, and money. Charlie uses his playboy charms and connections to secure conversations with leading diplomats to further his covert plan. Next in the Charlie Wilsonís War movie trailer, you see the fruits of Charlieís labor as the Afghans begin shooting down Soviet helicopters and as more U.S. leaders begin to take notice.

As you watch the Charlie Wilsonís War trailer, you wonder how everything will turn out for Charlie and his undercover team. Will they be hailed as heroes? Will they find trouble for acting on international affairs without authority? Be sure to buy or rent Charlie Wilson's War DVD on April 22 to find out how this all resolves.