Director: Luc Besson
Writer: Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mezieres, Luc Besson
Starring: Cara Delevingne, Ethan Hawke, Clive Owen, Dane DeHaan, Rihanna
Released: August 10, 2017
Rating: (M)
Runtime: 137 minutes
Story: The new adventure film from Luc Besson, the director of The Professional, The Fifth Element and Lucy, based on the 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 center 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.
Dane DeHaan Major Valerian
Cara Delevingne Sergeant Laureline
Clive Owen Commander Arun Filitt
Rihanna Bubble
Ethan Hawke Jolly the Pimp
Herbie Hancock Defence Minister
Kris Wu Sergeant Neza
Sam Spruell General Okto-Bar
Alain Chabat Bob the Pirate
Rutger Hauer President of the World State Federation
Peter Hudson Captain Crowford
Xavier Giannoli Captain Norton
Louis Leterrier Captain Welcoming Mercurys
Eric Rochant Captain Welcoming Palm Muret
Benoit Jacquot Captain Welcoming Arysum