Astérix et Obélix – L’Empire du Milieu – MPC

Tuesday | 2023 04 18 | Making of - Movies

Following their work on the visual effects for the films Asterix at the Olympic Games and Asterix & Obelix: God Save Britanna, the MPC Paris teams are now on board for the latest film in the saga, directed by Guillaume Canet.

More than 285 VFX shots supervised by Hugues Namur and dedicated to the crowds and environments of the 4 palaces occupied our artists for more than 9 months!

SYNOPSIS: We are in 50 BC. The Empress of China is imprisoned following a coup d’état fomented by Deng Tsin Quin, a felonious prince. With the help of Graindemais, the Phoenician merchant, and her faithful warrior Tat Han, Princess Fu-Yi, the empress’s only daughter, flees to Gaul to ask for help from the two valiant warriors Asterix and Obelix, who have superhuman strength thanks to their magic potion. Our two inseparable Gauls agree to help the Princess to save her mother and free her country. And here they are, all on their way to a great adventure to China. But Caesar and his powerful army, always thirsty for conquest, have also taken the direction of the Middle Kingdom…


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