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Discover the first images of the film “Asterix and Obelix: The Middle Empire” by Guillaume Canet

Discover the first images of the film "Asterix and Obelix: The Middle Empire" by Guillaume Canet

It won’t be released until February 1, 2023, but the next film of the adventures of Asterix and Obelix, directed by Guillaume Canet, is already dazzling with its first teaser just unveiled. In The middle Empire, Guillaume Canet embodies the little mustachioed Gaul, alongside Gilles Lellouche, chosen to play his friend Obélix. They will give the reply in particular to Vincent Cassel in Caesar and to Marion Cotillard in Cleopatra.

In this film, the first live-action Asterix film since For Her majesty by Laurent Tirard in 2012, our two heroes, accompanied by their faithful dog Dogmatix, travel to China to free the Empress, overthrown by a traitorous prince. An unprecedented adventure for the characters invented by Goscinny and Uderzo, signed Philippe Mechelen and Julien Hervé, two of the authors of the Tuche.

A dream cast

The cast of The middle Empire is particularly enticing. In addition to the aforementioned actors, we will find there in particular the rappers OrelSan (Titanix) and Bigflo and Oli (Abdelmalix and Toufix), footballer Zlatan Ibrahimović (Antivirus), youtubers McFly and Carlito (Radius and Cubitus), Pierre Richard (Panoramix), Philippe Katerine (Assurancetourix Le Barde), Angèle (Falbala ), Jérôme Commandeur (Abraracourcix Le Chef), Audrey Lamy (Bonemine), Jonathan Cohen (Graindemaïs), Julie Chen (Princess Fu Yi), Leanna Chea (Tat Han), Gérard Darmon (the narrator), José Garcia (Biopix), Manu Payet (RiQi Qi), Ramzy Bedia (Epidemaïs), Franck Gastambide (Red Beard), Thomas VDB (Sinus).

The pitch: in 50 BC the Empress of China was thrown into prison following a coup fomented by a traitorous prince. Helped by Graindemaïs, the Phoenician merchant, and by his faithful warrior Tat Han, Princess Fu-Yi, the Empress’s only daughter, 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 are on their way to China. But Caesar and his powerful army, always thirsty for conquest, have also taken over the leadership of the Middle Empire…

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