Miracle Hunter w/t (3 x 60′) – A series that takes viewers on a global journey to meet real life superhumans from the backstreets of Bucharest to the jungles of Bali, to witness ordinary people demonstrating the most spectacular extraordinary powers. Are there people out there who can do things science simply can’t explain?
Simon Farnaby turns miracle hunter and fulfils his childhood dream of coming face to face with a superhero. He has long been fascinated with superhuman abilities and Simon seeks out the men, women and children who believe they actually possess special powers.
Over the series, Simon will witness inexplicable superhuman abilities – death defying acts which confound physics and push the human body beyond the realms of possibility. Will he discover that we all have a bit of the superhuman in us?
The series features magnetic boys in Croatia and Serbia’s million volt “Human battery”. Will Simon be able to stand up to the invisible strength of the Indonesian psychic martial artists? And after trekking to a Chinese monastery, will Simon discover that the Unbreakable Monk truly can take a drill to his own head and possesses the secret of power over pain?
Channel: Channel 4
Producer: Twenty Twenty
TX: Autumn 2013
Source: Channel 4 press release