The trailer for Fifth Element director Luc Besson’s new movie suggests it could be another sci-fi classic

Starring Dane DeHaa, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen and Rihanna, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets features some stunning visuals

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It’s hard to say what the plot’s like from the trailer for Luc Besson’s upcoming new sci-fi film Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, but it certainly looks as if it could a be a visual feast to rival his 1997 classic The Fifth Element.

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The film follows Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne), two special operatives working for the universal government who are sent on a mission to Alpha, an intergalactic city populated by diverse species with incredible technologies. Clive Owen stars as their commander, with Rihanna, John Goodman, Ethan Hawke and sci-fi legend Rutger Hauer also among the cast.

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is due in cinemas in summer 2017