Universal has released the first trailer for Lucy, starring Scarlett Johansson as a drug mule who accidently gets turned into a superhuman.
Director Luc Besson’s (The Fifth Element) latest film stars Scarlett Johansson and this action thriller looks impressive. Johansson may be a superhero sidekick in this weekends Captain America: The Winter Soldier, but she’ll be her own superhero in Lucy. Watch the film’s first trailer below:
We’re always excited about original scripts and with Johansson’s acting ability and Luc Besson helming the project, Lucy is definitely on our radar after this first trailer.
Morgan freeman also brings something incredible to each one of his roles, so we look forward to finding out how he’ll be involved in Lucy’s story.
Luc Besson is currently writing the script for Taken 3, as he has penned all the Taken films and he’s also done some writing on the popular Nikita TV series. He’s a solid director and an even better writer, so fans should be excited to see he and Johansson pair up.
Scarlett Johansson can next be seen in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, which premieres this Friday, as Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow.
Lucy will be released in theaters August 8, 2014. Let us know what you think of the first Lucy trailer.