The latest movie—Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets

Posted 09/21/2017 1604

If you’re a fanatic of sci-fi movies, you might want to check this one out. The genre of sci-fi imprinted an image to the people and it became a well-admired genre of all time. From Star Wars to the current sci-fi movies, the theme continued to grow and it unquestionably retained its reputation in the movie industry. The combination of such genre and the technology we have right now makes the movies we can see on screen as amazing as it is. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is one of the movies that gained praise due to its amazing visuals.

The movie was inspired by science fiction comic series named “Valerian and Laureline” that originated in France. The comic was written by Pierre Christin and illustrated by Jean-Claude Mezieres. The author didn’t take the idea of adapting the comic for a movie. However, he was actually encouraged by the illustrator Jean-Claude Mezieres to work on this film instead of The Fifth Element. Thus, the birth of this movie came about.

 This 3D science fiction action-adventure epic latest movie was created by Luc Besson. All the  directing, production, and screenplay are done by him. The production had a co-producer, and  that is his wife VirginieBesson-Silla (how inspiring!). It had been both a blessing and a curse for  them. The outcome gave them the lesson that imagination is, indeed, the imagination is the  only limit.

 Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

 Imagine living in the future in the sci-fi world. The presence of aliens wouldn’t be far from what  you visualize. Here comes the 28th century and we are now living amongst the aliens from

different planets. Everyone was living peacefully and all the aliens are able to connect, sharing their knowledge and culture to one another. Suddenly, a dispute came—an unknown type of alien came to, crashing into the city.

A series of battles and conflicts followed along with the love that’s growing between two main characters: Valerian and Laureline. They have a position in the land and they have to preserve the peace there once had been in the city… and also, take their love to the next level.

The Cast

Cara Delevingne played as Sergeant Laureline. She is a space-and-time-travelling agent who is also the commander’s love interest. Cara acted for movies and not so long ago, her popularity topped the charts. Dane DeHaan is Major Valerian. Like Laureline, he is also a space-and-time-travelling agent and of course, he is her love interest. Clive Owen, Rhianna, Ethan Hawke, Herbie Hancock, Kris Wu, RutgerHauer, John Goodman, Elizabeth Debicki, Sam Spruell, Thom Findlay, and Mathieu Kassovitz are among the many other actors and actresses in this film.

Producing The Film

There are a lot of famous stars that showcased their talent in this film. Besson independently provided the needed funds for this film from both the crowd and his own pockets. The production budget reached a staggering budget of $177 to $210 million! That made this movie as both the most expensive European and independent film that has ever been made.  

 

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