Lucy - Poster: Scarlett Johansson
Lucy - Poster: Lucy (Scarlett Johansson) ©2014 EuropaCorp / Universal Pictures


Scarlett Johansson, in Lucy, has her transformed into a merciless all powerful warrior. Usually such sweeping powers makes for boring viewing but the trailer is dramatic and intriguing!

The film which is written and directed by Paris born Luc Besson, of The Fifth Element (1997) fame, looks to have his eye for detail and the unusual.

Lucy (2014) – Official Information

Lucy - Poster: Lucy (Scarlett Johansson) ©2014 EuropaCorp / Universal Pictures
Lucy – Poster: Lucy (Scarlett Johansson) ©2014 EuropaCorp / Universal Pictures

From La Femme Nikita, and The Professional to The Fifth Element, writer/director Luc Besson has created some of the toughest, most memorable female action heroes in cinematic history.

Now, Besson directs Scarlett Johansson in Lucy, an action-thriller that tracks a woman accidentally caught in a dark deal who turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.

Lucy also stars Academy Award® winner Morgan Freeman and is produced by Virginie Besson-Silla for EuropaCorp. Universal Pictures will distribute the movie worldwide, except for France, Benelux and China.

Lucy (2014) – Theatrical Release dates

US and Canada: August 8, 2014
New Zealand and Singapore: August 21, 2014
UK: August 22, 2014
Australia: August 28, 2014

Scarlett Johansson – Notable Films

Born November 22, 1984 in New York
[quote_box_center]Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), The Avengers (2012), Iron Man 2 (2010),
The Prestige (2006), Lost in Translation (2003)[/quote_box_center]

Colin Davies

The editor of Film Review Online