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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 /[/caption]The actress described the alleged incident as[...]


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 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

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: 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 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

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. mentions that technology has only just gotten to the point where this movie is possible[...]

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

Luc Besson Shares First Official Valerian Image

We've featured a few behind-the-scenes photos and videos from Luc Besson's upcoming Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets in the last few months, but the director posted the film's first official image to his Twitter account a short time ago.Valerian and Laureline..And a guy on the back!😳@danedehaan @Caradelevingne @rihanna More tomorrow on @EW #Valerian[...]

Luc Besson Believes Cara Delevingne Can Fly In Valerian Set Video

Director Luc Besson's Instagram account is currently dominated by photos from the set of his upcoming film Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, based on the comic series Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières.But his most recent post features a brief video of actress Cara Delevingne up on wires in the blue screen set[...]

Rihanna Joins Luc Besson's Valerian

Director Luc Besson announced on his Instagram account (via The Hollywood Reporter) that Rihanna will be in his next film, Valerian.RIHANNA is in VALERIAN!!!!! ....and she has a big part!! I'm Sooo excited!!!😊 A photo posted by @lucbesson on Oct 28, 2015 at 7:44am PDTRihanna joins Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne, who play time-traveling agents investigating[...]

Halloween Director John Carpenter On Mistakes, Luc Besson And Halloween III

With the original Halloween coming to theaters via Fathom Events on Thursday, The Hollywood Reporter had a chance to speak with the films director, cantankerous John Carpenter about making the film and the recent lawsuit against Luc Besson.Halloween was a surprise hit that spawned imitators, a surprising number of sequels and a short reboot series[...]

John Carpenter Sued Luc Besson Over Lockout And Won

director John Carpenter noted certain similarities between his films and the Luc Besson produced Lockout The film featured Guy Pierce as a roguish criminal sent into an orbiting prison to retrieve the president's daughter The Escape films feature a roguish criminal sent into maximum security prisons built on the ruins of New York and Los[...]

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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[...]