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by Madeline Raynor
July 1, 2013 4:08 PM
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First Look: Dominic Cooper as Ian Fleming in BBC America's Miniseries 'Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond'

Dominic Cooper ("Captain America: The Winter Soldier," "The Devil’s Double") stars as a suave real life spy (and author) in BBC America's new miniseries about Ian Fleming, the man who created the James Bond novel series loosely inspired by his own life. "Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond" offers a no-holds-barred look at Fleming's thrilling and titilating life as a wealthy, pleasure-seeking charmer turned Word War II Naval Intelligence officer who took part in an outrageous counter-intellgance mission against the Nazis that would later inform the Bond franchise.

The four-part coproduction, which will be set in the war-torn yet wild and permissive society of 1940s London, is directed by Mat Whitecross ("The Road to Guantanamo") and written by John Brownlow ("Sylvia") and Don MacPherson ("Entrapment"). The cast includes Lara Pulver ("Sherlock"), Annabelle Wallis ("The Tudors"), Lesley Manville ("Another Year"), Anna Chancellor ("The Hour") and Samuel West ("Hyde Park on Hudson"). "Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond" will premiere in winter 2014 on BBC America in the U.S. and on Sky Atlantic in the U.K.

"Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond" Ecosse/Sky Atlantic/BBC Worldwide

"Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond" Ecosse/Sky Atlantic/BBC Worldwide

And get in the mood for some sexy subterfuge with the international teaser below:


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  • Penney Nile | July 3, 2013 12:05 AMReply

    This story reminds me of a comment that a dear friend from high school made about me a few years ago... she said that when we met, she considered me a 17-year-old who wanted to be James Bond. Actually, I wanted to be Ian Fleming! LOL!