The middle empire is revealed in a first teaser

Asterix and Obelix are back to play a new trick on you! Ten years after their last film (Asterix and Obelix: In Her Majesty’s Service), the two brave Gauls return for new misadventures in foreign lands. Check out the first trailer for ” Asterix and Obelix: The Middle Kingdom », fifth installment of the film franchise.

Asterix and Obelix in China

You will have understood it, in these new adventures of Obélix and Asterix, the duo leaves for China! Victim of a coup, the Empress was indeed imprisoned by the usurper Deng Tsin Qin. His daughter, Princess Fu Yi manages to escape and goes to Gaul to ask for help from Asterix and Obelix whose reputation is known even in Shanghai. The trailer promises a film with a lot of French humor and without forgetting the fights with Gauls in top form.

New movie, new faces!

With this new opus of Asterix and Obelix, the cast has had a completely new look: Obelix is ​​now played by Gilles Lellouche and no longer by Gérard Depardieu. Asterix is ​​played by Guillaume Canet who is also the director of the film. The duo is accompanied by a veritable skewer of French stars including Vincent Cassel who plays the role of César and Marion Cotillard as Cleopatra. Pierre Richard is also there as Panoramix. We also find footballer Zlatan Ibrahimović, but also music stars like Angèle, Bigflo and Oli, Orelsan.

All this little world gives you an appointment soon at the cinema! Asterix and Obelix: The Middle Kingdom arrives in theaters on 1er February 2023.

Official trailer of the film Asterix and Obelix: The Middle Empire (VF)

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