LeadingShiri Appleby

Shiri plays alongside Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts

According to imdb.com, Shiri Appleby is involved in the project: “Charlie Wilson’s War”. The movie is based on the book “Charlie Wilson’s War: The Extraordinary Storyof the Largest Covert Operation in History” by George Crile.

It’s a drama on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson’s covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

Tom Hanks is set to play the main role. Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, P.J. Byrne are among the credited cast.

The film is currently in pre-production. Mike Nichols is in talks for director.

Shooting is expected to begin October 10, 2006. It’s not known, what character Shiri is going to play.