Remaking History

Philip, Julia and Tom tell Charlie Wilson's War stories

Giuliano Bekor for TIME

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Julia Roberts, and Tom Hanks.

Tom Hanks is feeling frisky. Inexplicably, the bathroom of the hotel suite we're in has a glass door. When Julia Roberts announces she needs to go, he gleefully pulls up a chair for a better view before giving Philip Seymour Hoffman a little lecture about turning 40 and getting rid of the extraneous--like, say, smoking. The three Oscar winners have gathered to chat with TIME's BELINDA LUSCOMBE about their new film Charlie Wilson's War, written by The West Wing's Aaron Sorkin, directed by Mike Nichols and produced by Playtone, Hanks' company. The true story of a large-living Texas Congressman who secretly...

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