On TV Sunday April 10: Edouard Baer as Asterix – Actus Ciné


Every day, find the program of films and series to see on TV. This Sunday: our favorite Gauls from our English neighbours, the adventures of Godefroy and Jacquouille and a drama about the military dictatorship in Chile.

Jean Marie Leroy


In 2012, Laurent Tirard embarked on the fourth live adaptation of the cult comic book by Uderzo and Goscinny with Asterix and Obelix: in the service of His Majesty. Faced with Gérard Depardieu, who has become inseparable from the role of Obélix, the director chooses Édouard Baer to play Asterix because, according to him, “it is very close to the idea that foreigners have of the French.”

After having embodied the cult scribe Otis in Asterix and Obelix: Mission Cleopatra, the actor thus succeeds Christian Clavier and Clovis Cornillac in the skin of the main hero. The film also refers to it, during a scene where Asterix asks, during a scene of torture: “But is this a good situation, executioner?”. An obvious nod to the similar sentence pronounced by Panoramix as an introduction to the famous monologue by Édouard Baer, ​​forever a classic of improvisation.

And it is now up to Guillaume Canet, accompanied by his sidekick Gilles Lellouche, to take up the torch by respectively lending their features to Asterix and Obelix in the highly anticipated Middle Kingdom, whose release is scheduled for February 2023.

Asterix and Obelix: in the service of Her Majesty by Laurent Tirard with Gérard Depardieu, Edouard Baer, ​​Guillaume Gallienne…

Tonight on M6 at 9:10 p.m.


TF1 – 9:20 p.m.

Visitors by Jean-Marie Poiré with Jean Reno, Christian Clavier, Valérie Lemercier…

In the year of grace 1123, the Count of Montmirail and his faithful squire, Jacquouille the Rogue, find themselves propelled into the year 1992 after drinking a magic potion made by the enchanter Eusaebius, supposed to allow them to get rid of a terrible fate.

France 3 – 9:10 p.m.

Brokenwood with Neill Rea, Fern Sutherland, Pana Hema Taylor…

Season 6 Episode 1: During a Steampunk concert, a member of the Brokenwood Aeronauts Club dies in the explosion of the chemical toilet. When they find a gas canister near the cabin, Commander Shepherd and his team suspect a murder.

Art – 9:00 p.m.

Bille August’s Spirit House with Meryl Streep, Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons…

In 1920s South America, a wealthy landowner, Esteban Trueba, marries Clara, a young woman endowed with strange powers and the gift of divination. Esteban’s political popularity increases and he sees his family destabilizing. The political explosion of the early 1970s finally separated them, shattering her daughter’s hopes of happiness.

C8 – 9:10 p.m.

The bidasses go to war from Claude Zidi with Jean-Guy Fechner, Gérard Filipelli, Gérard Rinaldi…

Enlisted in the force army, Gérard, Phil, Jean and Jean-Guy are not very happy with their working conditions and balk at each task entrusted to them. Following this behavior, they are sent to the dungeon for not respecting military discipline, which amply satisfies these four lazy people. However, they are quickly called to order for a mission, to expatriate the peasants of their countryside in the center of France but once again, the Charlots are not of this opinion.

W9 – 9:05 p.m.

Criminal Minds: Unity Without Borders with Gary Sinise, Alana De La Garza, Daniel Henney…

From 10 years old

Season 2 Episode 1: 23 Americans, members of a radical Christian church, disappear during a humanitarian mission in Tanzania. Led by Jack Garrett, the FBI’s international unit goes there and discovers the body of a mission manager near a Somali rebel camp…

TMC – 9:05 PM

Independence Day: Resurgence by Roland Emmerich with Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman…

From 10 years old

We always knew they would come back. The earth is threatened by a disaster of unimaginable magnitude. To protect it, all nations have collaborated around a colossal defense program exploiting recovered alien technology. But nothing can prepare us for the unprecedented strike force of the aliens. Only the ingenuity and courage of a few men and women can save humanity from extinction.


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