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Valerie Harper Set to Star in New TV Movie

Michael Loccisano/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Valerie Harper is getting back to work after she announced in March that she had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.

The 73-year-old is set to star in the UP cable channel's The Town That Came A-Courtin'.

Harper, who stars alongside Lauren Holly, Cameron Bancroft and Lucie Guest, will portray a hotel owner who helps foster a romance between a widowed mayor and an author.

The cable network announced that the film has already began production in Vancouver. The film will premiere in January 2014.

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