Star-studded drama "Charlie Wilson's War" will hit theaters a bit earlier than scheduled. Universal Pictures as the studio behind the flick announced Friday, November 30, 2007 that it has moved up the movie's release date by four days, from Tuesday, December 25, 2007 to Friday, December 21, 2007.
"We saw an opportunity to advance the release of this film and are taking advantage of that," Universal Pictures' President of Marketing and Distribution Adam Fogelson said in a statement. "We've seen how strongly Charlie Wilson's War plays and can't wait to get it in front of audiences everywhere. We are confident that their enthusiastic word-of-mouth will be one of the things that helps us continue playing strongly through this terrific moviegoing period."
A film adaptation of the George Crile book, "War" presents the outrageous true story of how a playboy congressman, a Houston socialite, and a CIA agent conspired to bring about the largest covert operation in history. Highlighting the cast are Oscar winners Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, and Philip Seymour Hoffman with Mike Nichols as the director.