James McAvoy to play Ian Fleming

James McAvoyScottish actor James McAvoy, 30, is said to be formally attached to an upcoming film adaptation of the book Ian Fleming: The Man Behind James Bond, in which he’ll play the creator of the superspy. Independent U.S. studio Palmstar Entertainment and Animus Films are teaming up to shoot the $40 million biopic sometime this year. McAvoy won much acclaim, including a Golden Globe nomination and an Empire Award for Best Actor, when he co-starred opposite Keira Knightley in the 2007 movie Atonement. ~Alexandra Heilbron

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  1. Casablanca Jerry Lewis • January 4, 2010 @ 1:19 PM

    Interesting news,indeed… 8)

  2. Michelle • January 4, 2010 @ 6:28 PM

    WOOT!! i love his movies! 😀

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