Cara Delevingne and Rihanna co-starr in France’s most expensive blockbuster
The trend of adaptation of series / novels to the screen seems to be favored by many filmmakers. Some of the blockbusters, including the Marvel superhero or DC comics, or the Star Wars series, have been very successful adapted recently. And in the upcoming time, the global audience will enjoy the science fiction film Valerie and the City of a Thousand Planets, a French blockbuster featuring supermodel Cara Delevingne, singer Rihanna, actor Dane DeHaan and John Goodman.
The film was adapted from the French comic book series " Valerian & Laureline".
The film was adapted from the French comic series "Valerian & Laureline", which has lasted 43 years, from 1967. It is one of the most popular series in Europe, and compared to "Star Wars "of Europe. In addition, more than 10 million copies of this comic series have been sold, translated into 21 languages, and won many prestigious awards.
The movie was set around the 28th century, when human society was very modern and would inhabit in the space. The city of a thousand planets is Alpha - a huge space station and home to countless creatures from different planets living together. However, there is a dark force threatening this space station and affecting the security of the universe, therefore, the Ministry of Defense has sent two agents Valerian and Laureline to trace the perpetrators and maintaining human’s order and territory in this area.
Valerian is played by Dane DeHaan and Laureline by Cara Delevingne
This super-product is made by the French director and screenwriter - who has been successful with many films such as Leon: The Professional, The Fifth Element and Lucy.
In addition, according to Cineuropa, this is the most expensive film in French cinema history (nearly $210 million) and nearly three times as high as the previous record for "Asterix at" the Olympic Games ".
Rihanna in "Valerian and the Thousand City"
Thanks to its attractive storyline, veteran director, bright cast, and the monumental investment, the blockbuster is expected to become the highest grossing film in French film history in July.
Cara Delevingne is an English fashion model and actress. She signed with Storm Model Management after leaving school in 2009. Delevingne won the "Model of the Year" award at the British Fashion Awards in 2012 and 2014 and has appeared in shows for houses including Burberry, Chanel, Mulberry, Dolce & Gabbana, and Jason Wu. She started her acting career with a minor role in the 2012 film adaptation of Anna Karenina. Her first major roles were as Margo Roth Spiegelman in the romantic mystery film Paper Towns (2015), Kath Talent in London Fields, and the Enchantress in the comic book film Suicide Squad (2016).
By: Christina Baker