Luc Besson Takes You Inside ‘Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets’ In New BTS Featurette

Valerian Luc Besson BTS FeaturetteEuropaCorp and STX Entertainment has released a behind the scenes featurette for Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets with director Luc Besson.

The film follows Valerian (Dane Dehaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne), two spatiotemporal agents as they embark on a mission to Alpha, an intergalactic city home to sinister forces that could threaten the future of mankind.

In the featurette, Besson takes you behind the scenes of the production as he recalls his love for the source material, Valerian and Laureline, a French comic series originally published in 1967 that mixes elements of both space opera and time travel plots.

You can watch the featurette below.

Directed by Luc Besson, the film stars Dane DeHaan, Carla Delevingne, Rihanna, Clive Owen, John Goodman, Rihanna, and Ethan Hawke. Here’s the official synopsis:

In the 28th century, special operatives Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) maintain order throughout the universe for the government of the human territories. Under orders from their commander (Clive Owen), the duo embark on a mission to Alpha, an intergalactic city where diverse species share their technology and resources for the betterment of all. The ever-expanding metropolis is also home to sinister forces that jeopardize the future of mankind.

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets hits theaters July 21, 2017.

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Michael Mistroff

Michael Mistroff

Michael Mistroff is a Film/TV Reporter and the News Editor at Heroic Hollywood.