Former EXO member Kris Wu has been confirmed as a cast member for the new movie Valérian and the City of a Thousand Planets. The films' all-star cast includes Cara Develingne, Ethan Hawk, Rihanna, John Goodman, Dane DeHaan, Herbie Hancock, and Clive Owen. Director Luc Besson, who is best known for directing The Fifth Element and Lucy, tweeted the news on his official account on December 15.

Valérian and the City of a Thousand Planets is a film adaptation of a French science fiction comics series that was first published in 1967. The movie is in pre-production and expected to be released in 2017.

Wu’s role in the film is currently unknown. It will be interesting to see what character he will portray as he has starred in many diverse movies from the Chinese action comedy Mr. Six to the fantasy adventure movie Journey to the West 2.

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Image & source: Luc Besson Twitter

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