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A American dark comedy, Bullet in the Face is a television series that was developed by Alan Spencer for IFC television. Bullet in the Face features the talents of Max Williams, Kate Kelton, Neil Napier and Jessica Steen. The story is set in the city of Bruteville, a city in the grip of a war between two mob bosses Johann Tannhauser played by Eddie Izzard and Racken played by Eric Roberts. The story is centered on the life of feared hit man and felon Gunter Vogler played by Max Williams. While robbing a jewelry store Gunter receives an order from his boss Johann Tannhauser to kill his partner and lover Martine Mahler (Kate Kelton). However, things are complicated when Martine tells Gunter that she is pregnant with his child. Following this announcement, they are interrupted by a police officer who Gunter enthusiastically kills only to be shot in the face by Martine. He does not die but instead wakes up in the hospital to find that the police had the face of the police office Gunter murdered grafted onto his face. They employ Gunter and home to use his knowledge of the crime underworld in Bruteville to bring down both mob bosses and their crime rings. There are several main characters that are at work within this television show including: Gunter Vogler, a highly feared and unstable hitman, Neil Napier plays Lieutenant Karl Hagerman a wimpy, emotional and introverted cop whose partners have all met their death at the hands of Gunter. Jessica Steen plays Commissioner Eva Braden a frustrated police commissioner who attempts tp use Gunter to fight the evil of the city. Bullet in the Head also stars Kate Kelton as Martine Mahler, Gunter's lover and partner before she attempted to kill him. Eddie Izzard who plays mob boss Johann Tannhauser a secretive chess player who believes himself to be the father of Martine's baby and finally the show stars Eric Roberts a somewhat idiotic crime boss that Martine manipulates into believing they are married.