‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’ Debuts a New Trailer

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne star in Luc Besson’s VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS. (Photo by Domitille Girard / STX Entertainment Motion Picture Artwork © 2017 STX Financing, LLC)

STXfilms just released the new, epic trailer for the sci-fi film, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Written and directed by Luc Besson, Valerian is based on the Valerian and Laureline comic books from Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières. The cast of the action-adventure includes Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna, Ethan Hawke, Herbie Hancock, Kris Wu, and Rutger Hauer. STXfilms has set a July 21, 2017 theatrical release date.

A thousand worlds. One mission to save them all.

The Plot: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is the visually spectacular new adventure film from Luc Besson, the legendary director of The Professional, The Fifth Element and Lucy, based on the ground-breaking 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.