Tuesday, August 31, 2010

"Ilsa Pucci" Takes Aim @ "Human Target"- October 1

The second season of the Fox, Vancouver-lensed "Human Target" TV series, based on the DC Comics title, debuts Friday, October 1, with the episode "Ilsa Pucci".

"Ilsa Pucci," introduces the new character 'Ilsa Pucci', played by UK actress Indira Varma.

"...In the episode 'Ilsa Pucci', billionaire Ilsa (Varma) finds herself in need of the services of the 'Human Target' bodyguard, 'Christopher Chance' (Mark Valley), while 'Ames' (Janet Montgomery), causes heartbreak and headache..."

Meanwhile, DC Comics new 6-issue mini-series "Human Target", written by Len Wein and illustrated by Bruno Redondo with covers by artist Lee Bermejo, continues to adapt the TV series.

The updated comic book series debuted February 10, written by Wein and Peter Johnson.

"...After 'Christopher Chance' is hired to protect a highly placed informant and collect evidence around Europe, every assassin and goon from Paris to Prague starts aiming for the Human Target..."

The Fox TV series is executive produced by Jonathan Steinberg and Matt Miller ("Chuck").

"'Christopher Chance' is a unique private contractor/security expert/bodyguard hired when an unusual or imminent threat cannot be solved through normal means of protection. Chance works with his business partner and trusted friend, 'Winston' and hired gun 'Guerrero', to integrate himself completely into his clients lives..."

"Human Target" stars Mark "Boston Legal" Valley as the DC Comics character, created in 1972, by Wein and illustrator Carmine Infantino, following detective/bodyguard 'Christopher Chance' who impersonates clients to eliminate threats, becoming the 'human target'.

Writer Peter Milligan and illustrator Edvin Biukovic revived the character in 1999 for a four-issue limited series followed by the graphic novel "Human Target: Final Cut", an ongoing series that lasted 21 issues.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Human Target"...