First Teaser for Luc Besson\’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets


Nearly twenty years ago Luc Besson’s The Fifth Element delivered stunning sci-fi visuals, and now the director has returned with an adaptation of the French comic Valerian and the first teaser is here.

Valérian and Laureline is a science fiction comic from France that’s actually influenced a lot of American sci-fi, including Star Wars. The similarities between it and Star Wars are so great, Jean-Claude Mézières actually did this little comic in 1983 to point them out:

Here’s the trailer for the live action version of the comic: