Hands up if you adore the crazy side of Luc Besson? Me! This August Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets will be arriving in the UK and it looks totally bonkers!. Based on the long-running popular French science fiction comic book series Valerian and Laureline (created originally in the 1960s) created by Pierre Christin. Compared to the American comic books from Marvel and DC pardon the expression this looks a whole different world from MCU or DCEU, think Fifth Element on Steroids!
To celebrate the upcoming release Lionsgate Films has sent us a set of new characters posters including Valerian (Dane Dehaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevigne), Bubble (Rhianna) and several of ‘alien’ races that will feature in the movie. All have a distinctive style with a V-style design.
VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS are the visually spectacular new adventure film from Luc Besson, the legendary director of Leon, The Fifth Element and Lucy, based on the ground-breaking comic book series which inspired a generation of artists, writers and filmmakers.
In the 28th century, Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) are a team of special operatives charged with maintaining order throughout the human territories. Under assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two embark on a mission to the astonishing city of Alpha—an ever-expanding metropolis where species from all over the universe have converged over centuries to share knowledge, intelligence and cultures with each other. There is a mystery at the centre of Alpha, a dark force which threatens the peaceful existence of the City of a Thousand Planets, and Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.
Valerian And The City Of The Thousand Planets will arrive in UK & Irish Cinemas from 4th August also starring Clive Owen, Ethan Hawke, John Goodman and Kris Wu.