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A Woman Has Accused Director Luc Besson of Rape

A Woman Has Accused Director Luc Besson of Rape

According to Variety and originally reported by Europe 1, an actress has accused director Luc Besson of rape The actress, who is not named and asks not to be, filed a complaint with the police alleging that Besson raped her last week.[caption id="attachment_850799" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Editorial credit: Isaaack / Shutterstock.com[/caption]The actress described the alleged incident as[...]

Luc Bessons Europacorp to Adapt Ruiner from Reikon Games

Luc Besson's Europacorp to Adapt Ruiner from Reikon Games

Luc Besson's Europacorp and DJ2 Entertainmnet will be adapting the new video game Runier as a film Europacorp made a pre-emptive move to acquire the film rights to the video game title from Reikon Games They're starting to approach writers and directors with plans to release the project in 2018.Deadline described the game as: "John Wick[...]

Luc Bessons EuropaCorp Buys Rights To Howard Chaykins American Flagg For TV Show

Luc Besson's EuropaCorp Buys Rights To Howard Chaykin's American Flagg For TV Show

EuropaCorp has picked up the rights to American Flagg, the satirical comic book by Howard Chaykin.Luc Besson's production company will develop the property for a TV show, according to Deadline Chaykin will executive produce the project.Originally published by First Comics in 1983, other creators to work on the series include Lynn Varney, Steven Grant, J.M[...]

Luc Besson Is Tired Of Superhero Movies Mocks Captain America And Americans

Luc Besson Is Tired Of Superhero Movies, Mocks Captain America And Americans

Why, Luc Besson, why?!Last week, Luc Besson talked to Bleeding Cool about superheroes, saying "It’s very hard for me to identify with a superhero because he has a superpower, and I don’t have a superpower," he said  "All I can see is his power and say ‘oh, thank you so much for saving my life,[...]

Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets Review: Its Amazing But With Caveats

Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets Review: It's Amazing, But With Caveats

Sure, there are echoes of Babylon 5 in there, along with some somewhat generic “power corrupts” themes, however the way that writer, director Luc Besson has brought the imagery together harkens back to the best of early Heavy Metal and Metal Huriant.Unfortunately the reason that it’s held back from going anywhere near being greatness, is because for all the[...]

Valerian Fidget Spinners Today Only Thanks To Regal Cinemas

Valerian Fidget Spinners! Today Only Thanks To Regal Cinemas!

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets collectors unite! Today only, if you purchase a ticket to the film using your regal Crown Club Card, you can have a free fidget spinner! You know, those things that are literally everywhere right now, only this one has a cool letter V on it! Personally, I […]

Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets Round-Up

'Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets' Round-Up

It's time for a round up post including all of the TV spots and the various clips that we've seen.The first is a featurette which has director Luc Besson talking about the movie and how passionate he is about it.https://youtu.be/1CWfrJL-hC0Besson mentions that technology has only just gotten to the point where this movie is possible[...]

Valerian Funko Pops Are Heading Our Way In June

Valerian Funko Pops Are Heading Our Way In June

Funko has revealed their upcoming Pop figures in support of the upcoming film Valerian.There will be six figures in all for what I can only assume is all the main characters from the film. Curiously, they will be doing not one, but two chase variants for Doghan Daguis, at a 2 in 6 rarity. That […]


Luc Bessons Trailer For Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets Is Utterly Amazing

Luc Besson's Trailer For Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets Is Utterly Amazing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grqYCGYAk08Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets is the new adventure film from Luc Besson, of Leon, The Fifth Element and Lucy, based on the ground-breaking comic book series, currently about to be finally published in full in the USA.In the 28th century, Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) are a team of[...]



NBC Developing A Taken Prequel Series

NBC Developing A Taken Prequel Series

Fans of the Luc Besson Taken films where Liam Neeson has to constantly save his family from kidnappers will like this news NBC is reportedly developing a TV series based on the Bryan Mills character set as a prequel to the films The project has already gotten a straight-to-series order from the network.The series is said[...]

Luc Besson To Adapt The French Comic Valerian As His New Movie

Luc Besson To Adapt The French Comic 'Valerian', As His New Movie

My first tweet ever! Let’s share a real news! My next film is a big sci-fi: #Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. — Luc Besson (@lucbesson) May 12, 2015Starring @danedehaan & @Caradelevingne Shooting in December In theaters 2017 My first tweet ever! Let’s share a real news! My next film is a big[...]

Starting With A Flawed Premise &#8211 A Movie Review Of Lucy

Starting With A Flawed Premise – A Movie Review Of Lucy

Going into this I should say that I am a fan of Luc Besson's films and I like Scarlett Johansson as an actress.. plus Morgan Freeman tends to bring up any movie he's in With all of that said, I sat down to watch Lucy this week and came away from it with some very[...]

Taken 3 Delivers Punches And General Confusion

Taken 3 Delivers Punches And General Confusion

With an especially convoluted plot that makes very little sense, you oftentimes wonder why screenwriters Luc Besson and Robert Kamen deviated from the formula that made the original Taken so wonderful The first installment in this now trilogy followed a simple plot: daughter of badass gets kidnapped, forcing him to go all terminator on folks[...]

Liam Neeson Gets Into The Holiday Spirit In Latest Taken 3 Trailer

Liam Neeson Gets Into The Holiday Spirit In Latest Taken 3 Trailer

In this latest trailer for Luc Besson's Taken 3, we see series star Liam Neeson showing off the 12 Skills of Christmas, playing off of the now famous line "I have a very particular set of skills..." from the original Taken film.Taken 3 is in theaters on January 9th.[youtube]http://youtu.be/_ZLh4CaXwzM[/youtube] In this latest trailer for Luc[...]

Transporter Reboot To Hit Theaters In March Of Next Year

Transporter Reboot To Hit Theaters In March Of Next Year

With his movie Lucy currently in theaters and doing well, Luc Besson's company Europacorp announced Friday that his planned reboot of the Transporter franchise will hit theaters March 6, 2015.The planned trilogy is going to start Ed Skrein and will be called Transporter Legacy Skrein played Dario Naharis on Game of Thrones when the character[...]

Noir Thomas Alsop And Showing Up To The Party – Palle Schmidt Talks Comics

Noir, Thomas Alsop, And Showing Up To The Party – Palle Schmidt Talks Comics

What drove you to create that story?PS: I’m pretty sure it was a combination of seeing Luc Besson’s Nikita and Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs At the time I started thinking up the story – almost ten years before it was finally in print! – Danish comics were very well-meaning morality tales for kids, usually with[...]