The film “Asterix and Obelix: the Middle Empire” is previewed at the Town Hall of Colomiers. An audience of stars is on display.
The most famous Gauls return in theaters February 1. But before that, the film “Asterix and Obelix: the Middle Empire” will be screened in preview at the Town Hall of Colomiers on Sunday January 29 at 2 p.m. In this episode, Princess Fu Yi (Julie Chen) calls on the two characters to free her mother who was imprisoned by Deng Tsin Qin (Bun Hay Mean) following a coup.
This new opus is the first whose story is not the adaptation of an album. It is directed and co-written by Guillaume Canet, who also plays Asterix on screen. The latter, shares the poster with Gilles Lellouche, who succeeds Gérard Depardieu in the skin of Obélix. The actor had to gain 20 kilos to play the role.
The two actors are surrounded by an audience of stars, including the Toulouse rappers Bigflo and Oli, in the roles of Abdelmalix and Toufix. Also, the Gardoise Audrey Lamy embodies Bonemine. Spectators will also see youtubers Mcfly and Carlito, singer Orelsan, singer Angèle, and footballer Zlatan Ibrahimović.
Here is the synopsis of the movie “Asterix and Obelix: The Middle Kingdom”
We are in 50 BC The Empress of China is imprisoned following a coup fomented by Deng Tsin Quin, a traitorous prince.
Helped by Graindemaïs, the Phoenician merchant, and by his faithful warrior Tat Han, Princess Fu Yi, only daughter of the Empress, fled to Gaul to ask for help from the two valiant warriors Asterix and Obelix, endowed with superhuman strength thanks to their magic potion.
Our two inseparable Gauls of course agree to help the Princess to save her mother and liberate her country. And here they are all on their way for a great adventure to China.
But Caesar and his powerful army, always thirsty for conquest, have also taken over the leadership of the Middle Empire…
Useful information : “Asterix and Obelix: the Middle Empire”, in preview at the town hall of Colomiers, Sunday January 29 at 2 p.m.; entrance at six euros, 4.5 euros for children under 14.