Based on the beloved French comics created by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo, the collection facilities round the squat Gallic warrior Asterix and pal, Obelix, a sculptor who carries giant stones round on his again. The duo, together with the relaxation of their Gaul village, resist Roman occupation in 50 B.C., primarily by means of a magic potion that briefly provides them superhuman power.
The studio synopsis:
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 cross on the secret of the Magic Potion…
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. That movie was by no means launched in the United States.
We spoke with director Louis Clichy about the new function again in August. Read the interview here.
Creative improvement and manufacturing on the new movie is 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.