Animated feature film Asterix: The Mansion of the Gods, has a release date in the English language into UK cinemas of 19th August, in 3D and 2D.
It is being distributed by Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment : http://www.kaleidoscopehomeentertainment.com/content/index.asp
The animated film finds Asterix and friends resisting Roman rule in Gaul. Julius Caesar, frustrated by the situation, decides on a tactical change : since his armies cannot overthrow them by force, the Roman civilisation itself will have to conquer the Gallic barbarians. The plan is to build a luxury residential complex for rich Romans right next to the Gaul’s village, to be called “The Mansions of the Gods”.
Asterix: The Mansions of the Gods, is based on an Asterix album of the same name which is published by Orion Books. Orion Books are part of the Hachette Group of companies and are responsible for Asterix’s UK publishing programme. The publishing programme that includes the full range of Asterix and Obelix comic albums and special edition books such as an Asterix Pop Up book.
The UK version of the film has benefitted from a VIP Premiere in London , local PR , social media coverage and also has a very strong voice cast including Jack Whitehall, Nick Frost, Catherine Tate, Matt Berry, Greg Davies, Harry Enfield, Dick and Dom.
The film is directed by Louis Clichy and Alexandre Astier.
More information can be found at : https://www.facebook.com/AsterixMovieUK
The Asterix licensing programme includes partners such as Underground Toys , Steiff and Comic Art.