Luc Besson Directing Adaptation of Valerian

According to Variety, Luc Besson has signed on to make an English, live action adaptation of the popular French series “Valerian.”

The comic centers on Valerian, a space-time agent, and his female sidekick Laureline.

No confirmation on the title or release date of the film because, as Variety points out, this is the third film Besson has signed on to direct recently.