Articles Tagged 'Ian Fleming'

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Is Benedict Cumberbatch In Talks To Play Ian Fleming?

There is probably nothing in this story that cannot be blown away with a decent lungful of air and a good puff, but that’s what makes it all the more enticing. The Hollywood insider blog The Tracking Board is reporting that Benedict Cumberbatch has “been offered” the lead role in an independent biopic of James […]

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Snapshot: 13 Photos of Ian Fleming the Man

They always say, “Write what you know,” and Ian Fleming did just that. A former World War II intelligence officer, Fleming had led a full life before even sitting down to write the character of 007 James Bond at the age of 43. Based on his experiences as assistant to the Director of Naval Intelligence, and the secrets he […]

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Brit Binge Watching: Five Dominic Cooper Films You Can View Online

Dominic Cooper stars as James Bond creator Ian Fleming in Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond, airing on BBC America on Wednesday, January 29 at 10pm est. It turns out Fleming led a life just as daring and sexually-fueled as Bond himself, falling into a life as a playboy spy and opening himself up to […]

Personality Quiz: Which James Bond Are You?

While lots of people fancy themselves as a bit of a Bond, there are subtle shades of personality in each movie depiction of 007, enough to represent a broad selection of humanity. But the question is, which one are you? You don’t have to be a super-spy to notice there are six movie Bonds (not […]

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‘Fleming’: 10 Famous Brits Who Were Heroes In World War II

Next Wednesday (January 29 at 10/9c), BBC AMERICA shows the first episode of Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond, a dramatized account of the wartime exploits of Ian Fleming, creator of the most famous British spy in movie history. It stars Dominic Cooper as the debonair Naval Intelligence officer and ladies’ man, whose daring […]

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Snapshot: 25 Photos of 1960s London

The Sixties was such a creative time in London with Beatlemania raging, Ian Fleming‘s James Bond making it to the big screen in 1962 and the first episode of Doctor Who airing in 1963. Have you ever wondered what it was like living in London during the 1960s? This photo album walks you through the streets […]

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James Bond Makes His Return in Book Form

You don’t have to wait until 2014 for the next film installment of James Bond to get some 007 action with a new novel being released in October, 2013, reports RadioTimes.com. British writer William Boyd picks up where Bond creator Ian Fleming left off in his original book series. The late Ian Fleming’s estate invited […]

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Dominic Cooper to Star as 007 Creator Ian Fleming in BBC America Drama

BBC AMERICA has become a network of famous Dominics: there’s The Hour‘s Dominic West, and Lost star Dominic Monaghan has joined the channel with his travel-adventure series Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan. Now British film actor Dominic Cooper (The Devil’s Double, An Education, The History Boys) has signed on to appear as James Bond creator […]

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