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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets in a Galaxy Far, Far Away …

When you think of metal bikinis, a space crusader getting frozen in a big ‘ol block, and a helmeted villain, the Star Wars “Imperial March” probably starts playing on your mental turntable. But everyone’s favorite space opera may have heavily borrowed from the original space opera comic that time forgot: Valérian and Laureline. The french […]

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What’s Up With Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets and its Erasure of Female Characters?

It's curious that Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, Luc Besson's latest foray into an eye-dazzling future of space stations, alien encounters, and intergalactic espionage traffics in the practical erasure of its female characters.

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Luc Besson Plays Art Critic While Surprising Valerian Fan Artists

Imagine if you created fan art based on an upcoming film created by one of your favorite filmmakers...only to have that filmmaker you idolize walk into the room to talk to you about it. That's what happened to these lucky artists and Luc Besson fans when they created work based on the upcoming Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.

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Rihanna Shares Valerian Teaser, Details About Her Shapeshifting Alien Character, Bubble

Rihanna, who plays shapeshifting alien Bubble, fangirled over working with Luc Besson, who, in turn, lavished some really nice praise on the international superstar.

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Luc Besson Has Been Waiting His Entire Life to Make Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

The Fifth Element director can finally adapt the comic book he's loved since he was ten thanks to new technologies.

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Go Ahead and Gawk at the Final Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Trailer. We Won’t Judge.

I think this final Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets trailer is exactly the kind of eye candy that I desperately needed today. (Yeah, I know it's only like, 8:30 AM here on the west coast, but still. It's dark times, y'know.)

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Things We Saw Today: New Valerian Poster Has Us Even More Amped For This YA Fifth Element

I have zero experience with the European comic series Valerian and Laureline, but whenever I see any images from Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets I become even more here for it than I was before.

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New Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Trailer Feels a Bit Like Mass Effect

... and that's just fine with me.

From the first moment I laid eyes on this brand new trailer for Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, I knew I was going to be treated to a pretty amazing visual feast.

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Need Some Escapism? Here’s the Trailer for Luc Besson’s Space Opera, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

The new trailer for Luc Besson's latest space opera picture, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, looks big and sparkly and distracting. Let's go ahead and watch it.

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First Look at Cara Delevingne and Dane DeHaan in Luc Besson’s Valerian

MTV's Josh Horowitz takes us on a first look at Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets set, where he spoke to Cara Delevingne, Dane DeHaan, and writer/director Luc Besson.

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Rihanna Lands Major Role in Luc Besson’s Sci-Fi Adaptation Valérian

Over Instagram earlier today, Lucy director Luc Besson revealed that Rihanna has joined the cast of his upcoming film Valérian in what he describes as a “big part!!”

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Luc Besson Readies French Graphic Novel Valérian and Laureline for Space Opera, Time Travel Film

Luc Besson's recent sci-fi blockbuster Lucy didn't have many fans at The Mary Sue but it did make $458 million worldwide. Interestingly enough, The Fifth Element writer/director revealed on Twitter today he's read try for yet another sci-fi story, this time an adaptation of the French graphic novel, Valérian and Laureline. And he's already announced the leads!

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