Must Watch: Second Trailer for Luc Besson's Epic New Sci-Fi 'Valerian'

March 29, 2017
Source: YouTube

Valerian Trailer

"After centuries of peace and prosperity, an unknown force wants to destroy all we have created…" EuropaCorp has debuted the second official trailer for Luc Besson's new sci-fi adaptation, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, or just Valerian for short. This new trailer is much better than the first, with some promising VFX-filled footage and exciting action scenes. Based on the graphic novel series, the movie stars Dane DeHaan as Valerian, and Cara Delevingne as Laureline, special operatives for the government of the human territories charged with maintaining order throughout the universe. They must travel to an intergalactic city full of different species called Alpha on a mission. The full cast includes Clive Owen, Rihanna, Ethan Hawke, Rutger Hauer, Mathieu Kassovitz, Sam Spruell, Kris Wu, Alain Chabat and others. I'm still crazy excited for this, I love seeing Besson go big with space sci-fi. Can't wait.

Second trailer (+ poster) for Luc Besson's Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, on YouTube:

You can still watch the original teaser trailer for Luc Besson's Valerian here, to see more footage from this.

Valerian Poster

In the 28th century, Valerian (DeHaan) and Laureline (Delevingne) are a team of operatives charged with maintaining order throughout the human territories. Under assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two embark on a mission to the 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 is both written and directed by French filmmaker Luc Besson, of La Femme Nikita, Léon, The Fifth Element, Angel-A, Adèle Blanc-Sec, The Lady, and Lucy. Adapted from the graphic novels by Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mezieres. EuropaCorp will release Besson's Valerian in theaters starting July 21st in the summer. Follow @lucbesson for more.

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  • BigJohnson
    Special FX look good...the movie itself looks horrible
    • RAW_D
      Why horrible?
      • BigJohnson
        dialog was bad...the chemistry between the actors was bad...plot seemed generic...the action looked like something from the 80's. Sorry...didn't do anything for me. Looked like something my 5 year old would love though.
        • backwardsprogress
          Yes and the Cara Delevingne barely looks like she can punch/kick her way out of a cardboard box much less take out some baddies... even in that suit she's wearing. It's like watching a 12 yr. old girl w/ an adult face whose never done any martial arts training in her life trying to fight up against the Rock. And then why do the "intelligent creatures" wear tribal clothing/piercings as if they are still living in the stone age and the less intelligent creatures have obviously evolved to space suits, etc.
          • alex
            Whereas Dane Dehaan looks like he can? Although I agree that she does not look physically strong in this movie neither does he. In that way they're kind of evenly matched.
          • kitano0
            Well, yeah. But Anne Paurillaud (La Femme Nikita) didn't look like a fighter, either...I just watched the trailer again, and it wasn't even on my radar before today. Now, I can't wait, it looks like so much FUN
          • backwardsprogress
            Yes, but in the trailer, Dane doesn't actually throw any punches/kicks... hence why I'm focusing on Cara because it was one the highlights of this trailer and the last. He seems to do the logical fighting which is either run or shoot....
          • "And then why do the "intelligent creatures" wear tribal clothing/piercings as if they are still living in the stone age " Hum...I ask myself the same question every day when I walk on the street.
        • RAW_D
          I agree opening line of "Time flies when you're having fun" was a definite groaner. As in regard to everything else, most everything in Hollywood is a copy of one thing or another, with a new coat of paint. Some times the paint job looks good, a lot of times it's terrible. I liked the look of this paint job, but my hope is that the undercarriage has more power and a solid engine.
  • Hopefully they will release a version without Rihanna.
    • DanielShaw
      I can't stand every single thing about that annoying bitch--her natural speaking voice sounds auto-tuned! People need to stop fucking putting her in movies. I can only hope she's killed in this. Gruesomely.
      • Amen to that. That would be the only redeeming thing about her presence in this movie.
      • DAVIDPD
        She is a bad actress. But so was Mila in THE FIFTH ELEMENT and Luc seemed to coax a pretty good performance from her.
  • kitano0
    Definitely has a "Fifth Element" vibe. There were some truly beautiful things in that trailer. I thought the CGI looked great.
  • RAW_D
    I know I'm a stickler for story and character development, but with this much eye candy....I'll be seeing this in IMAX 3D or whatever the best possible viewing option is available. VISUALLY. STUNNING. Hopefully the rest is just whipped cream and cherries...
  • Tester
    Great trailer up until I saw Rihanna... Ethan Hawke & Rutger Hauer are in this movie but they show us Rihanna instead ?
  • R3last
    Herbie Hancock!? "You had my curiosity. Now you have my attention."
    • kitano0
      I thought that was him, then I was "nahhh"...
  • Moe
    Let's hope they didn't spend too much on this... (they probably did)
  • DAVIDPD this secretly AVATAR 2?
  • Бабак
    Oops! So sorry Mr Cameron! They made Avatar 2 when you were in sleep!
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  • ErrorSapiens
    Did they badly sync Galadriels voice on an aquatic Avatar looking alien? Except that, looks fun!
  • deerosa
    Uh Oh, looks like another Ghost in the Shell :(
  • shiboleth
    I am afraid that this sf story won't get the same amount of attention as many others which, probably, are not much better than this...




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