Television review: 'Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond' -- 3 stars

Dominic Cooper

(Credit: Dominic Cooper stars in "Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond." (Liam Daniel/BBC America))

To paraphrase the saying, men have wanted to be James Bond for decades. Apparently, that also applied to Ian Fleming -- who created the world's most famous spy -- even before Bond existed.

That's how the author is portrayed in BBC America's new miniseries "Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond." Over four episodes, the show depicts Fleming's life during World War II while working with naval intelligence.


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