Section 8 takes place in a prison orbiting 50 miles above the Earth, which houses 500 of the world’s most dangerous criminals. Not only are these wrongdoers kept in orbit, they’re also kept asleep by sophisticated technology – until they suddenly all wake up. The movie is co-written by Besson and directors Stephen St. Leger and James Mather. Says Pierre-Ange Le Pogam, founder and partner in production company EuropaCorp: