Rihanna Joins Luc Besson’s “Valerian”

Musical artist Rihanna has joined the cast of “Lucy” and “The Fifth Element” director Luc Besson’s epic new sci-fi adaptation “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”.

Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne star in this adaptation of Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mezieres’ graphic novels which unfold in the 28th century when humanity discovered time travel and now has agents patrolling history in order to protect it.

Rihanna’s role isn’t specified, but Besson made the announcement himself through his Instagram account. Weta Digital, Industrial Light & Magic and Rodeo FX are all working on the film’s effects and shooting begins in France next January ahead of a July 2017 release.

Source: Variety