The new movie is predicated on an unique story written by co-director Astier:
The druid Getafix nimbly clambers up and down oak timber to collect mistletoe in the forests surrounding the Village of the Indomitable Gauls. But someday the professional climber has a nasty fall. And my, does that get him worrying! What on earth would occur if he was incapacitated and couldn’t brew up his magic concoctions? With Asterix and Obelix by his aspect, he units off to scour Gaul for a gifted druid to move on the secret of the Magic Potion…
The characters are not any strangers to function variations, having been the topic of 9 animated movies and 4 live-action movies, courting again to the 1960s. Their first look in feature-length pc animated type, Asterix: The Mansions of the Gods (Asterix: Le domaine des dieux), additionally directed by Astier and Clichy, turned France’s highest-grossing animated movie of 2014, incomes US$26.6 million, and topping $50 million worldwide. The movie was by no means launched in the United States.
Creative improvement and manufacturing on the new movie are being dealt with at the Paris studio of Mikros Image Animation, which additionally produced the first cg effort. The Technicolor-owned firm, with studios in Paris and Montreal, is greatest recognized for producing the animation on Captain Underpants, The Little Prince, and Sherlock Gnomes.
Production companions on The Secret of the Magic Potion embrace SND, M6 Studio, M6 Films, and publishing home Editions Albert Renee.
Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion is because of be launched in French theaters on December 5, 2018. No distributor is onboard but for stateside theatrical distribution.