In Sky Atlantic’s Fleming, Dominic Cooper plays the Bond creator as he treads a 007-worthy path of his own. Depicting the early life of Ian Fleming, the show traces his journey from unsuccessful stockbroker to naval intelligence agent, indulging in the vices that would become Bond’s along the way.
Sherlock’s Lara Pulver co-stars as Ann O’Neill, Fleming’s wife, in a cast that also features Annabelle Wallis, Lesley Manville, Anna Chancellor, Samuel West and Rupert Evans.
Of Fleming, Cooper says, “I was immediately drawn into this world and who he was, and actually [he was] a much more complex man than I’d ever thought him to be.”
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