Clive Owen Joins Luc Besson's Sci-Fi 'Valerian'

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Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne are starring in the sci-fi epic.

Clive Owen has joined Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne in Valerian, Luc Besson’s high-profile adaptation of the classic French comic strip.

Besson made the announcement via Instagram.

Besson’s EuropaCorp banner will finance, produce and distribute.

DeHaan is set to play the titular character, a space- and time-traveling agent from a futuristic Earth, with Delevingne starring as his red-haired companion, Laureline.

Owen is playing a character known simply as the Commander Arün Filitt.

The actor currently stars in Cinemax’s acclaimed period drama The Knick. He is repped by CAA.