In the latest Netflix series project, some of our childhood heroes return. The streaming primus is hoping for a large audience with a cult comic book. And you should be spot on, because the template has been very popular for decades.
Netflix brings back Asterix, Obelix and Idefix
They’re crazy, the Americans – you might think. In this case, that’s not the case, because the US streaming giant has announced a new project that will appeal to many customers. Attentive readers already know what’s coming: Netflix will be Relaunch the adventures of Asterix and Obelix. The start is scheduled for 2023.
One should new 3D animation series emerge that can already expect great things. Because there are well-known Asterix professionals for Netflix at work. The streaming service was able to win Alain Chabat as director, who was already responsible for the real-life film “Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra” in the same position. This is the most successful Asterix film to date.
This is what awaits us on Netflix this year:
Asterix: comic for people of all ages
The basis for the limited mini-series is to be a classic from comic history: The volume “The battle of the chiefs“From 1964, as Dominique Bazay, Director of Original Animation at Netflix, announces. Known as “Mission Hinkelstein”, this has already been shown as an animated film in which the various Gallic tribes rub each other down – a clever plan of the Romans, which of course backfires.
Bazay writes that the Asterix comics and their implementation for Netflix have accompanied them for years. “I always felt that Goscinny’s and Uderzo’s humor was timeless. That’s why Asterix is so special – it appeals to people of all ages and across all borders. “ She is excited to introduce Asterix, Obelix and Idefix to a “whole new generation of fans all over the world.”
Fans of the fastest hedgehog ever can look forward to new Netflix material: Sonic is also getting a new appearance in his own series. Find out what’s new this month here.