Valerian’s Opening Scene Is So Crazy, Luc Besson Recruited an Army of His Own Film Students to Explain It

The job of a director can be a tough one at times—especially when it comes to shooting complex action sequences, and making sure everyone involved behind the camera is on the same page. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets director Luc Besson had a problem explaining one such scene to his crew... so he recruited his own film students to help do it for him. Read More >>

This Valerian Clip Shows What’s Possible When 3000 Alien Species Live Together

Though it’s easier to simply call Luc Besson’s new movie “Valerian,” that’s not the full title. The full title is “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” and a new clip from the film explains the title in detail. Read More >>

Here’s the First Buzz on Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

One of the summer movie season’s biggest question marks is, undoubtedly, Luc Besson’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. The trailers look amazing, teasing a return to Fifth Element form for the director. But did he succeed? Read More >>

New Valerian Featurette Shows How Luc Besson Makes the Space Crazy Happen

If you haven’t been paying attention to the next movie from the director of The Fifth Element, then let this new behind-the-scenes teaser try and convince you to do otherwise. Read More >>

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The Latest Valerian Trailer is a Neon-Streaked, Action-Packed Journey to Save the Universe

Luc Besson’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is not lacking in colour or a wide variety of alien life, that’s for sure. This new trailer really focuses on explaining the basics of the plot: agents Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) are investigating and then trying to stop a threat to Alpha, the titular “city of a thousand planets.” Which is when, of course, the entire universe gets in trouble. Read More >>

Luc Besson’s Valerian Looks Like All Your Scifi Dreams Come True

The first trailer for Luc Besson’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planetsis finally here and it’s got everything you could want in a big science-fiction movie. Read More >>

Lexus Unveils Spacecraft Fit For Life in 2716

Lexus has unveiled SKYJET, a spacecraft you’ll never be able to buy because a) it’s not for sale, and b) even if it was, it would only actually come out in 700 years and you’ll be long dead and forgotten by then, and c) it looks like a pricey bit of kit and -- let’s be honest -- you probably wouldn’t be able to afford it. Read More >>

Valerian is The Film That Luc Besson Has Waited His Whole Life to Make

At New York Comic Con, superstar director Luc Besson admitted that the first woman he fell in love with was a comic book character. So when heroine Laureline comes to life next summer in Valerian and The City of a Thousand Planets, it’ll be the culmination of a lifelong dream for the French film-maker. Read More >>

Luc Besson’s Scifi Epic Valerian Looks Like The Fifth Element to the Fifth Power

The prospect of a new, big scale sci-fi movie from The Fifth Element director Luc Besson is exciting enough. After seeing footage and images from Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con this Thursday, it seems that excitement is fully warranted. Read More >>