Mark Faba will be the name of the character that Bean plays and the Elusive Target mission, called The Undying, will kick off a week after release on November 20. Consequently, the ICA has put a huge bounty on The Undying's head. If you fail, this is one piece of media he gets to walk away from with his life. If you missed the HITMAN reboot - your loss, really - elusive targets are special missions that give you a single opportunity to take out a target within a limited timeframe. "It's always exciting to take on a new role, and I look forward to seeing my character in action when the Elusive Target mission launches". On the other hand, a Silent Assassin rating will see you achieve leaderboard notoriety.
Players will get a chance to add to Bean's career deathcount for the 10 days following November 20, a week after Hitman 2 hits stores on November 13. Gary Busey won a popular vote to become the 7th elusive target in HITMAN, beating out Gary Cole. Now, the developer and publisher have made a decision to reveal the game's first elusive target that Agent 47 will have to take out, with the baddie being played by none other than the prolific actor, Sean Bean (Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings). Because of that, it shouldn't be a surprise that with his involvement in the upcoming Hitman 2 that his role is to. yup, you guessed it: Die.
This time the target is Sean Bean. That means Bean is portraying yet another character who is doomed to die, as has been the actor's professional lot in life. His face in the tweeted image is obscured by darkness, but it's kind of obvious who it is.
Check out the Hitman 2 trailer below. We'll have to wait and see. Aside from shooting what seems to be a hitman doing an inadequate job of pretending he's a psychiatrist, Mark Faba also reveals a few makeshift tools of the killing trade.