Newswire: John Goodman to voice a CGI alien in Luc Besson’s Valerian

John Goodman has played many different characters in his career. He’s been a sitcom dad, a volatile Vietnam war veteran whose favorite five words are the stuff of legend, Denzel Washington’s personal coke-kick dude, a furry blue monster, and a famous special-effects artist, just to name a few. However, one of the few types of roles he hasn’t filled before is a CGI alien in a live-action film—the kind not based on a toy, anyway. That one’s about to get checked off Goodman’s list, though, because The Wrap reports he’s “nearing a deal” to voice an alien in Luc Besson’s space epic, Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets.

The film is based on a popular French graphic novel series, with Dane DeHaan (Chronicle) and Cara Delevingne (Paper Towns) starring as the time-traveling title character and his redheaded companion Laureline, respectively …

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