Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion

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Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion
Asterix The Secret of the Magic Potion.jpg
Directed byLouis Clichy
Alexandre Astier
Produced byPhilippe Bony
Written byAlexandre Astier
Based onAsterix by Goscinny and Uderzo
Starring
Music byPhilippe Rombi[1]
CinematographyDavid Dulac
Edited byBertrand Maillard
Production
company
Distributed bySociété nouvelle de distribution
Release date
  • 5 December 2018 (2018-12-05)
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench
Box office$37.4 million[2]

Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion (French: Astérix: Le Secret de la Potion Magique) is a 2018 French computer-animated adventure family comedy film co-directed by Alexandre Astier and Louis Clichy.[3] The screenplay by Astier is based on the Asterix comic book characters created by Goscinny and Uderzo.[4]

The film was released in France on 5 December 2018.[5] Icon Film Distribution released the film's English dub in Australia starting 30 May 2019.[6]

Plot[edit]

In this adventure, Asterix and Obelix embark on a quest across Gaul looking for a young druid worthy of learning the secret of the magic potion, after elderly village druid Panoramix breaks his leg when he falls from a tree while picking mistletoe. Once Asterix and Obelix begin their quest, all hell breaks lose at home as the Romans – lead by the ridiculous Tomcrus — start attacking. Meanwhile, an evil wizard named Sulfurix does everything he can to steal the potion's secret recipe, which, for lovers of French cuisine, seems to contain carrots, salt, fish, honey, mead, as well as fresh mistletoe that can only be harvested with a golden sickle.[7]

Voice cast[edit]

Box office[edit]

The film was released on 5 December 2018 across France, taking more than $2 million in revenue on the opening Wednesday and close to $7 million through Sunday night.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://filmmusicreporter.com/2018/10/10/philippe-rombi-scoring-asterix-the-secret-of-the-magic-potion/
  2. ^ https://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/intl/?id=_fASTERIXTHESECRET01&country=FR&wk=2018W49&id=_fASTERIXTHESECRET01&p=.htm
  3. ^ AlloCine, Astérix - Le Secret de la Potion Magique, retrieved 1 October 2018
  4. ^ "Wikiwix's cache". archive.wikiwix.com. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  5. ^ Amidi, Amid (13 July 2018). "France's Highly Anticipated 'Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion' Launches Trailer". Cartoon Brew. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Film page on Icon Film Distribution's website". Retrieved 5 April 2019.
  7. ^ "Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion". imdb. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  8. ^ a b c d e f Langlois, Caroline (1 June 2018). "Astérix - Le Secret de la potion magique : une affiche officielle pour la suite du Domaine des Dieux". AlloCiné. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  9. ^ https://www.ladepeche.fr/article/2018/07/13/2835698-asterix-secret-potion-magique-devoile-images.html
  10. ^ https://twitter.com/FrenchTubas/status/1017791079796572160
  11. ^ "'Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion': Film Review". Hollywood Reporter. 11 December 2018. Retrieved 11 December 2018.

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