The third installment in
The budget of around $95.6m (80m Euros)Asterix
The film is a co-production of Thomas Langmann'sLa Petite Reine with Pathe,which is also handling international sales. Frederic Forestieris directing and confirmed cast, apart from high-profile European sportscelebrities in talks to play Olympic athletes, include Gerard Depardieu, ClovisCornillac, Alain Delon andBenoit Poelvoorde.
The studio will inaugurate four more soundstages at the endof next year before unveiling its much-anticipated water tanks in late 2007.