Mumbai : One of the most popular comic series in the world – Asterix and Obelix has often been translated into different languages and the success of the series has led to the adaptation of its books into films. Asterix and Obelix – The Middle Kingdom’ is the first live-action Astérix film that is a fully original story.
While the popular characters of Asterix and Obelix have been adored by generations across the globe and have a huge fan base, the audience is eagerly awaiting to see the entertaining comic characters come to life on the big screen in the live action adventure ‘Asterix and Obelix – The Middle Kingdom’.
Touted as one of the biggest home productions, ‘Asterix and Obelix – The Middle Kingdom’ has been shot in France & China. The story follows the only daughter of the Chinese emperor Han Xuandi, who escapes from a strict prince and runs off to Gaul, seeking help from the two brave warriors Asterix and Obelix. Luv Films and Star Entertainment will bring this marvel to India in theatres on 12th May in English, Hindi and Tamil.
Directed by Guillaume Canet, who will also be seen portraying the role of Asterix, written by René Goscinny, Albert Uderzo and Guillaume Canet, the movie features Gilles Lellouche, Vincent Cassel, Jonathan Cohen, Marion Cotillard, Julien Chen and Leanna Chea.
Having previously collaborated for Korean action- thriller ‘The Witch- Part 2’, LUV Films and Star Entertainment’s ‘Asterix and Obelix – The Middle Kingdom’ is scheduled to release in cinemas in India on 12th May in English, Hindi and Tamil.