Europa has released the first full trailer for Luc Besson’s upcoming science fiction film, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, showing off more of the movie’s wild sci-fi world.
We got our first look at the film back in November with a dazzling teaser trailer that introduces the two main characters, Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne). This new trailer shows off more of the story, revealing that the duo is sent to Alpha — the titular “City of a Thousand Planets” — to help save the city from an unknown threat that could destroy it.
Like the teaser, the trailer portrays a film that looks very much like it’s in the same vein as Besson’s other big science fiction film, The Fifth Element, with tons of creatures, lush landscapes, and what looks like some incredible action sequences.
The movie is based on a series of French graphic novels Valérian and Laureline by writer Pierre Christin and artist Jean-Claude Mézières, and was published between the 1960s and 2010. The comics are incredibly popular, and it’s a project that Besson has been working on since 2012.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets will hit theaters on July 21st, 2017.