Luc Besson Returns to Space Adventures with VALERIAN
- Luc Besson returns to space opera genre with new film Valerian aka Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.
- The film stars, Dane DeHann, Cara Delavigne, Clive Owen, Ethan Hawk and Rihanna.
- Valerian also written and produced by Luc Besson
Luc Besson (Fifth Element, Lucy) returns to space adventure genre with his new film Valerian (also known internationally as Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets). The new sci-fi film is based on French science fiction comic “Valerian and Laureline” written by Pierre Christin and illustrated by Jean-Claude Mézières.
Dane DeHaan (Amazing Spider-Man 2, Chronicle) plays Valerian while Cara Delevingne plays Laureline, two unlikely agents tasked to police the galaxy.
Set in the 28th century, Valerian (Dane DeHann) and Laureline (Cara Delavigne) are special operatives charged by the Minister of Defense with keeping order throughout the human territories. They are tasked with protecting the intergalactic planet Alpha who after years of prosperity is attacked by an unknown threat.
The movie is based on the groundbreaking French science fiction comic novels “Valerian and Laureline” written by Pierre Christin and illustrated by Jean-Claude Mézières. It was first published in 1967 and has since inspired a generation of writers, artists and film makers.
The film stars, Dane DeHann, Cara Delavigne, Clive Owen, Ethan Hawk and Rihanna. It is also written and produced by Luc Besson.
The film opens July 2017 from Pioneer Films