Principle photography has started on the film adaptation of graphic novel Valerian and Laureline by artist Jean-Claude Mézières and writer Pierre Christin. Named Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, the film is written by and being directed by Luc Besson. The film stars Dane DeHaan (Valerian) and Cara Delevingne (Laureline) as special operatives for the government of the human territories and charged with maintaining order throughout the universe. The film also stars Clive Owen, Rihanna, Ethan Hawke, Herbie Hanock and Kris Wu.
The film is expected to come to theaters July 21, 2017.