Netflix strikes again: the SVOD platform has teamed up with Albert René editions to produce an animated series dedicated to the most famous of the Gauls, Asterix, unveils Le Parisien. The production of this very first adaptation of the adventures of Asterix in serial format was entrusted to Alain Chabat, to whom we owe the film version of “Asterix and Cleopatra”.
Adaptation of “Combat des chefs”
It will not be a whole new story but an adaptation of the comic strip “The Battle of the Chiefs”, published in 1966. The Netflix series will be made in 3D animation, as for “ The secret of the magic potion »By Louis Clichy and Alexandre Astier. The release of this series is not expected before 2023 on the streaming platform.
“This project represents a unique opportunity to introduce or rediscover the world of Asterix to more than 200 million Netflix subscribers in more than 190 countries, and to reach a new generation of spectators! Celeste Surugue, Managing Director of Editions Albert René, enthusiastically told Le Parisien.