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Astoundingly Beautiful Concept Art from The Fifth Element

A number of brilliant artists contributed their unique vision to The Fifth Element, including Gaultier and Moebius. But one of the main influences on the film was Jean-Claude Mezieres, the comics artist whose time-travel comic director Luc Besson is adapting. Check out some of Mezieres' original Fifth Element » 3/05/14 3:11pm 3/05/14 3:11pm

How a Remote-Controlled Cyborg Cockroach Could Save Your Life

Proving once again that this is Luc Besson's world, and we're just living in it, the world has moved one step closer to the Fifth Element. That's right, remote-controlled cockroaches. The iBionicS Lab at North Carolina State recently presented a paper at the IEEE describing a robotics system for controlling a… » 9/14/12 1:40pm 9/14/12 1:40pm

Luc Besson adapting classic time-travel comic created by Fifth Element

Will Luc Besson finally make another movie in the inimitable style of The Fifth Element? People have been wondering for years — and if the Besson-produced Lockout didn't scratch your itch, then there's cause to hope. Besson is set to write and direct an English-language adaptation of Valerian, a comic about a hero who… » 7/01/12 10:00am 7/01/12 10:00am

Watch Guy Pearce do his best Snake Plissken impersonation in Space…

MS One: Maximum Security — previously titled Lockout — feels like the love child of Die Hard and Escape from New York. In this behind the scenes footage, watch as main character Guy Pearce has a hell of a time channeling both John McClane and Plissken. He's the new lovable rogue who's sure to win the day and the… » 1/13/12 9:45am 1/13/12 9:45am

New trailer shows Luc Besson's MS One desperately wants to be The Fifth…

Missing the cheesy, wise-cracking antihero action flicks of the 90s? Well, have we got a movie for you. Watch Guy Pearce channel his best Bruce Willis in this trailer for MS One: Maximum Security. When a maximum security SPACE PRISON riots, the only righteous person left is the wise-cracking cop with great arms and a… » 12/14/11 11:06am 12/14/11 11:06am

Luc Besson's "Prison Break in Space" Movie: Like BSG on Speed!

Check out the first trailer for Lock-Out, the action movie which Luc Besson co-wrote and produced. Guy Pearce is a convict who has to go inside a maximum security prison — in space! — to rescue the president's daughter (the perrenially captured Maggie Grace). If he succeeds, he gets his freedom. I just love Pearce's… » 12/05/11 10:55am 12/05/11 10:55am