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[01/02/14 - 09:59 AM]
"Doctor Who" Christmas Special Crowns BBC America's Record Year
Upcoming premieres include "Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond" on January 29; the second season of "Ripper Street" on February 22; and the return of "Orphan Black" on April 19.

[12/18/13 - 11:34 AM]
"Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond" Premieres January 29 on BBC America's Dramaville
Dominic Cooper stars as as Fleming, a charming and sophisticated maverick, whose pleasure-seeking life was turned around by WWII and led to the creation of the greatest spy the world has ever known.

[10/24/13 - 04:11 PM]
Eddie Marsan and Bertie Carvel Cast in BBC America's New Drama Series "Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell"
Further casting on the seven-part series includes Alice Englert, Marc Warren, Samuel West, Charlotte Riley, Enzo Cilenti and Paul Kaye.

[09/12/13 - 07:40 AM]
BBC America Fall Preview
Highlights include Dominic West and Helena Bonham Carter in "Burton and Taylor," premiering Wednesday, October 16.

[07/25/13 - 12:19 PM]
BBC America's Announcements at TCA Summer Press Tour
"In the Flesh" to return in the spring; plus premiere dates for "Burton and Taylor," "Atlantis," "Ripper Street," "Orphan Black" and more!

[07/01/13 - 08:50 AM]
First Photos of BBC America's "Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond"
Dominic Cooper, Lara Pulver, Annabel Wallis, Pip Torrens and Camilla Rutherford star in the film, due in winter 2014.

[01/25/13 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 25
Updates include: J.J. Abrams-produced dramas get green light at FOX, NBC; The CW adds three dramas to its pilot lineup; and FOX halts production on "Ben & Kate."

[01/17/13 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 17
Updates include: Toni Collette to lead CBS's "Hostages"; Betsy Brandt joins Michael J. Fox's NBC comedy; and Heather Locklear signs onto TNT's "Franklin & Bash."

[01/17/13 - 06:12 AM]
BBC America to Co-Produce "Fleming" (w/t) Starring Dominic Cooper - New Original Drama on the life of James Bond Creator Ian Fleming
Said Copper: "Stepping into the shoes of the spy who not only created the enigmatic character of 007, but who fantasized about being him, has to be every actor's dream."







FLEMING: THE MAN WHO WOULD BE BOND (BBC AMERICA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/29/14 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (4 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 2/19/14; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from BBC America's press release, December 2013) There's no questioning the iconic status of the man they call 007, but before his thrilling adventures hit the page or screen, they were experienced first-hand by author-to-be, Ian Fleming. Stylish and explosive - BBC AMERICA's Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond tells the fascinating story of the man whose own life and escapades were the inspiration for one of the most iconic figures in modern literature - James Bond. The new original four-part drama stars Dominic Cooper (Captain America: The Winter Soldier) as Fleming, a charming and sophisticated maverick, whose pleasure-seeking life was turned around by WWII and led to the creation of the greatest spy the world has ever known. Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond premieres Wednesday, January 29, 10:00pm ET/PT as part of BBC AMERICA's Dramaville. Set at the outbreak of WWII - mischievous playboy Ian Fleming is untroubled by the specter of impending war - chasing women, collecting rare books and living off his family fortune. Forever in the shadow of his brother Peter (Rupert Evans, World Without End), and an eternal disappointment to his formidable mother Eve (Lesley Manville, Maleficent), Fleming dreams of becoming the 'ultimate' man - a hero, a lover, a brute and the one who always gets the girl. He is finally given some direction in his life when he's recruited by the Director of Naval Intelligence, Admiral John Godfrey (Samuel West, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell), to help in the effort against the Nazis. Suddenly, Fleming finds his chance to shine and prove his worth.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anna Chancellor as Lieutenant Monday
· Annabelle Wallis as Muriel Wright
· Dominic Cooper as Ian Fleming
· Lara Pulver as Ann O'Neill
· Lesley Manville as Eve Fleming
· Rupert Evans as Peter Fleming
· Samuel West as John Godfrey
CREW INFORMATION:
· Don MacPherson as CRTR
· Douglas Rae as EP
· Huw Kennair-Jones as EP
· John Brownlow as CRTR
· Mat Whitecross as DIR
· Michael Parke as EP
· Robert Bernstein as EP
· Sarah Curtis as PROD
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Ecosse Films