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Showbiz: Janet Fielding, who played plucky Australian stewardess Tegan Jovanka in the 1980s version of Doctor Who, is battling cancer, and five of the program’s stars are banding together to put on a convention benefiting her favorite cause. As her Doctor (Peter Davison) would say: “Brave heart, Tegan.” Doctor Who News Speaking of Doctor Who, […]

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Get into The Hobbit with spectacular new trailer

Today Warner Bros. Pictures, New Line Cinema and MGM celebrated Tolkien Week (and the Sept. 22 Hobbit Day, the birthday of halfling heroes Bilbo and Frodo Baggins) by releasing the new trailer for “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” the first installment of a trilogy based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s children’s fantasy classic that debuts in theaters Dec. 14.

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