flemingPremiering on Wednesday, January 29, on BBC America is the biographical mini-series Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond directed by Mat Whitecross and starring Dominic Cooper in the title role as Ian Fleming, as well as Laura Pulver, Lesley Manville, Rupert Evans, Anna Chancellor, Samuel West, Annabelle Wallis and Camilla Rutherford. Ilan Eshkeri (Stardust, 47 Ronin, The Young Victoria) and Tim Wheeler who previously scored Whitecross’ Ashes and Spike Island have composed the series’ original score. No word on a soundtrack album. To learn more about the mini-series, check out our scoring assignment announcement.

rakeMissing from last week’s roundup was the new Fox drama Rake created by Peter Duncan and starring Greg Kinnear, Miranda Otto, John Ortiz, Necar Zadegan, Bojana Novakovic, Tara Summers, David Harbour, Ian Colletti and Omar Dorsey. The show’s original score is composed by Patric Caird (WildfireStephen King’s Dead Zone). Rake follows the chaotic and comedic life of a brilliant, but self-destructive criminal defense lawyer. The series is executive produced by Duncan, as well as Peter Tolan, Michael Wimer, Richard Roxburgh, Ian Collie and Sam Raimi who has directed the pilot episode. The show premiered on January 23 and will air every Thursday night on Fox. Visit the official show website for updates on the drama.