Based on the French comic series, Valerian and Laureline originally published first in 1967, the film follows Valerian (Dane Dehaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne), two spatiotemporal agents as the embark on a mission to Alpha, an intergalactic city home to evil forces that could threaten the future of all mankind.
In addition to Dehaan and Delevingne, the stellar cast line up includes Rihanna, John Goodman, Ethan Hawke, Clive Owen, and more. Sounds pretty awesome, right? Want to see more?
Today, the film studio STX Entertainment released new character posters showing some of the above mentioned cast in full blown character. You can check them out below.
Additionally, the studio released an official in-depth description of the upcoming film:
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.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is set for release on July 21st, 2017 and features a cast that includes Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna, Ethan Hawke, John Goodman, Herbie Hancock, and Kris Wu.
Check out the character posters below, click HERE to see the kickass trailer and don’t miss Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets when it hits theaters on July 21, 2017.
Source/Photos: STX Entertainment Press Release