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  • The Hobbit World Premiere

    Cate Blanchett wore a red, white and black gown to "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" world premiere in New Zealand Nov. 28, 2012. Her eight-year-old son Roman joined the actress on the red carpet. The actress plays Galadriel in the film.
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    Actor Elijah Wood, who plays Frodo in the film, wore a blue suit with sunglasses to the premiere.
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    Chinese actress Yao Chen wore a periwinkle gown to the world premiere of "The Hobbit" in Wellington, New Zealand, Nov. 28, 2012. The actress does not appear in the film but appeared to be a fan of the franchise.
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  • The Hobbit World Premiere

    Hobbit fans were decked out in costumes as they waited for the stars of "The Hobbit" to appear on the red carpet. Huge crowds swarmed into central Wellington for the world premiere, an event that has sparked Middle Earth mania in New Zealand.
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    Evangeline Lilly and James Nesbitt, who plays Bofur, attended the world premiere. Lilly does not appear in the film but will play Tauriel in the sequel.
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    Director Sir Peter Jackson emerged from a Hobbit house before delivering a speech at the "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" world premiere at the Embassy Theater in Wellington, New Zealand. The director brought his daughter Katie to the event.
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    Martin Freeman, who plays Bilbo Baggins in "The Hobbit," wore a bright turquoise tie to the world premiere of the film.
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    James Cameron, who directed "Avatar," attended the world premiere of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" with his wife Suzy Amis.
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  • The Hobbit World Premiere

    Members of the cast posed on stage together at the world premiere of "The Hobbit." Huge crowds swarmed into central Wellington on Nov. 28 for the world premiere of the Peter Jackson directed film.
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