Listen to Matt and Steve talk about Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. The title is as long as the movie! It was directed by Luc Besson and it stars Dane DeHann, Cara Delevingne and Clive Owen. We also discuss Cloverfield Paradox and What Happen to Monday.
In the Century XXVIII, the space station Alpha is a city where beings from different planets live together exchanging their knowledge and culture. Peace is granted by a human force, including Major Valerian and his partner Sergeant Laureline. They are assigned by the Defence Minister to retrieve the last species of converter in a dangerous mission. They succeed and back to Alpha, unknown humanoids abduct Commander Arun Filitt expecting to steal the converter. They head to a forbidden area that is infected but Valerian and Laureline follow them and disclose a hidden secret about the race and the infected area.
This film is rated PG-13, has a run-time of 137 minutes and was released in the US on July 21, 2017.
-From the visionary director of The Fifth Element and Lucy
-A universe without boundaries needs heroes without limits.
Directed by: Luc Besson (Fifth Element, Leon: The Professional and Lucy)
Pierre Christin (based on the comic book series "Valerian and Laureline")
Jean-Claude Mezieres (based on the comic book series "Valerian and Laureline")
Luc Besson (screenplay)
Dane DeHann as Major Valerian (Chronicle and The Amazing Spiderman)
Cara Delevingne as Sergeant Laureline (Suicide Squad)
Clive Owen as Commander Arun Filitt (Children of Men and Inside Man)
Rihanna as Bubble (Battleship and This Is The End)
Ethan Hawke as Jolly the Pimp (Training Day, Purge and Sinister)
Budget: $177.2 Million
Opening Weekend in the US was $17 Million and total gross in the US was $40.4 Million. Cumulative worldwide gross was around $225.8 Million.