Actress Lara Pulver plays Bond girl in TV drama


Lara Pulver

Actress Lara Pulver, who appeared in BBC One's Sherlock, is to star as a Bond girl in a TV series about the 007 creator Ian Fleming.

The 32-year-old, whose roles have also included appearances in Spooks and Robin Hood, will portray the wife of the James Bond author.

She will play Ann, who was married to the writer for 12 years until he died in 1964.

The new series, called Fleming, is to be filmed in the UK and Budapest.

Dominic Cooper
Image caption Dominic Cooper will play Ian Fleming

Fleming is a four-part drama and is a co-production for BBC America and Sky Atlantic, to be screened later this year.

Dominic Cooper will play the main role as the 007 author, while Anna Chancellor will portray Lieutenant Monday in Naval Intelligence, who is thought have been the inspiration for Moneypenny.

Samuel West will play Admiral John Godfrey, who may have been the inspiration for Bond's boss M.

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