Luc Besson’s latest science fiction film is an adaptation of the classic French comic book Valérian and Laureline. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets follows the titular Valerian and his partner Laureline as they race to protect an interstellar city known as Alpha, which is home to thousands of aliens from across the galaxy.
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Valérian et Laureline helped inspire the science-fiction landscape we’re familiar with
And 40 episodes are currently streaming online
It’s another cult classic in the making
Old-school practical effects are getting all the praise lately, but ambitious worlds like Besson’s require the new technology
Current virtual-reality technology is ready in some ways, but limited in others
Director Luc Besson on designing his wild space opera Valerian, and why he’s tired of superhero movies
And the tragedy of waiting a week for two pages of comics
Luc Besson is in love with the world of Valerian — but not the characters
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