New Characters and Voice Actors Revealed for Hitman: Absolution

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Square Enix released info on new characters and the actors voicing them for the 2012 title Hitman: Absolution. The fifth title in the series, Absolution picks up where Blood Money left off. Agent 47 is looking for answers, and it looks like new ICA handlers Jade and Travis will have them.

Powers Boothe, best known for his roles in "Sin City" and "24" will voice Travis, while Shannyn Sossamon takes on the role of Jade. Check out the interview below for an in-depth look at the characters and the motion capture process of developer IO Interactive. 

Original Press Release:

SQUARE ENIX and IO Interactive Announce New Character
and Voice Actors for HITMAN: ABSOLUTION™

Square Enix and IO Interactive today revealed Benjamin Travis, a new character in HITMAN: ABSOLUTION™ in the latest video from the ICA files series. The ICA (International Contract Agency) files are a series of videos that provide in-depth background information on the main cast in HITMAN: ABSOLUTION and feature exclusive art from comic artist Ben Oliver.

Benjamin Travis, a new ICA handler, is voiced by Powers Boothe, known for his roles in "Sin City" and "24." Fans can meet the talent behind the new character in another video filmed on the set of HITMAN: ABSOLUTION during the performance capture sessions at Giant Studios. The video features Powers Boothe and Shannyn Sossamon ("A Knight's Tale"), who take on the respective roles of Benjamin Travis and Jade in HITMAN: ABSOLUTION.

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION™ will be available in 2012. For more information, please visit