Director Luc Besson, who is world famous for his legendary science fiction epic the “5th Elment”, has returned 20 years later to bring us the gorgeous looking “Valerian, and the City of a Thousand Planets”.
Based on a book series, the action adventure extravaganza will soar in theaters on July 17th!
Those who follow the books will find this news to be most excellent, those that have no clue what this spectacular story is all about, please refer to the following plot synopsis
Rooted in the classic graphic novel series, Valerian and Laureline- visionary writer/director Luc Besson advances this iconic source material into a contemporary, unique and epic science fiction saga.
Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) are special operatives for the government of the human territories charged with maintaining order throughout the universe.
Under directive from their Commander (Clive Owen), Valerian and Laureline embark on a mission to the breathtaking intergalactic city of Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis comprised of thousands of different species from all four corners of the universe.
We have posted the trailer here! Hope you enjoy!
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (Valérian et la Cité des mille planètes in French) is an upcoming 2017 English-language French science fiction action film produced, written and directed by Luc Besson.
The film is based on the French science fiction comics series Valérian and Laureline, written by Pierre Christin and illustrated by Jean-Claude Mézières. It stars Dane DeHaan as Valérian and Cara Delevingne as Laureline.