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With TV shows like Game Of Thrones and

The Walk­ing Dead dom­i­nat­ing the Hall H sched­ule on the Fri­day, and the big Mar­vel/DC movies gob­bling up the Satur­day, Thurs­day at Comic-Con was a strangely sub­dued af­fair – who’d have thought Oliver Stone’s Ed­ward Snow­den biopic would be Comic-Con fod­der?

The good news, how­ever, was that it meant there was room for Luc Bes­son to bring along footage from Va­le­rian And The City Of A

Thou­sand Plan­ets, plus stars Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne. An adap­ta­tion of a French comic, it’s re­port­edly the big­gest Euro­pean movie ever made. A good job, then, that James Cameron has of­fered him sup­port – even if the French­man ac­cepts his movie won’t ri­val

Avatar at the box of­fice. “It’s like run­ning with Usain Bolt,” Bes­son said. “He is go­ing to win, but you’re go­ing to be scared of me.”

They’re off to a thou­sand plan­ets, you know.

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