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Before the thrilling adventures of James Bond hit the page or screen, they were experienced first-hand by author-to-be, Ian Fleming (Dominic Cooper). The four-part original drama 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. During the BBC America portion of the TCA Press Tour, director Mat Whitecross and executive producer Douglas Rae talked about how this project came about, how they created the look they wanted, Ian Fleming's weird relationships with women, using the music, and the ongoing popularity of the spy genre.  Check out what they had to say after the jump.  Question:  How did this project come about? Douglas Rae:  My great claim to fame, growing up in Edinburgh, was that Sean Connery was my mother’s milkman.  He was a milkman, »

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