First clap and first photo on social networks for Guillaume Canet. This Monday April 12 began the shooting of “Asterix and Obelix: The Middle Empire”. The opportunity for the director to send a little word to Internet users.
“Let’s go ! After two years of work, writing, interrupted preparations … We finally start filming, wrote Guillaume Canet in a public post on his Instagram account. “It is not easy to shoot a film like this with all these health constraints, but we are very lucky to be able to shoot at last, he adds. We will do our best to make a great movie! 4 months of filming! A huge thank you for your messages and encouragement ! “
After announcing the casting of the film on the actors’ respective social networks, the new Asterix continues to reveal himself a little more on Instagram. Guillaume Canet shared a first photo, in this case the first clap of the film.
We remember that, during the promotion of Rock n ‘Roll, Guillaume Canet had regularly communicated on social networks to create expectation around the film.
How the cinema took hold of Instagram
Asterix and Obelix: The Middle Empire will be based on an original screenplay, signed Philippe Mechelen and Julien Hervé. The story begins thus: a cart arrives in the Gallic village with the Chinese princess Fu Yi who came to ask for help after the coup d’etat of a certain Deng Tsin Qin, who overthrew the empress. The reputation of the irreducible Gauls is known as far as Shanghai …
Filming is scheduled in France and Morocco until July 2021.
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