In just a few short weeks, we’ll be taken on a journey into Luc Besson’s world of Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. In a newly released clip, operatives Valerian and Laureline are welcomed to the City of a Thousand Planets and are awed by its sheer size.
You can watch the clip, fittingly titled “Welcome,” below.
Visually, the film will probably be unlike any you’ll see all summer and the City of a Thousand Planets already looks like a place you won’t want to leave. Story-wise, we’ll see what Besson has up his sleeve.
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.
Source: STX Entertainment
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