Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne star in the live-action film alongside Clive Owen, Ethan Hawke and Rihanna
“Valerian” is based on the 1967 novel by Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mezieres. DeHaan stars as the titular character, who can travel through space and time. Delevingne will play his red-haired companion.
Besson is writing and directing “Valerian,” which starts shooting next month at a reported budget of $180 million. Virginie Besson-Silla will produce on behalf of EuropaCorp, which is financing, producing and distributing the movie.
“Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” is set to hit theaters on July 21, 2017.
Goodman currently stars in “Trumbo” and “Love the Coopers,” and he’ll soon be seen in the Bad Robot-produced thriller “Valencia.” Goodman is also filming a supporting role in “Kong: Skull Island.” He’s represented by the Gersh Agency and attorney Amy Nickin.