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19 items from 2014


HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 30 Pairs of Passes to ‘Lucy’ With Scarlett Johansson

18 July 2014 3:38 PM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – In the highly anticipated sci-fi “Lucy,” Scarlett Johansson turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.

In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 30 pairs of advance-screening movie passes up for grabs to the advance screening of the new film!

Lucy,” which is rated “R” and opens on July 25, 2014, also stars Morgan Freeman, Min-sik Choi, Analeigh Tipton, Amr Waked, Julian Rhind-Tutt and Pilou Asbæk from acclaimed writer and director Luc Besson (“Transporter” films, “Taken” films, “Taxi” films, “The Fifth Element”). Note: You must be 17+ to win and attend this “R”-rated screening.

To win your free “Lucy” passes courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just get interactive with our social media widget below. That’s it! This screening is on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 7 p.m. in downtown Chicago. The more social actions you complete, the more points you score and the higher yours odds of winning! »

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Giveaway: Win a $100 Visa Gift Card from 'Lucy'

18 July 2014 12:45 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Internationally-renowned filmmaker Luc Besson teams up with Scarlett Johansson for Lucy, which centers on a young woman who truly unlocks her full potential. Scarlett Johansson stars as an unwilling drug mule, who transports a bag of mysterious drugs inside her stomach. When the package ruptures, she is given incredible new abilities that defy human logic and could change the world as we know it.

We have a contest lined up where fans can win a $100 Visa Gift card, plus a hat and t-shirt from this action-thriller, arriving in theaters July 25. These prizes will be gone before you know it, so take a look at how you can win below.

Winners Receive:

$100 Visa Gift Card

Lucy hat

Lucy t-shirt

Here's How To Win!

Just "Like" (fan) the MovieWeb Facebook page (below) and then leave a comment below telling us why these prizes must be yours!

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Scarlett Johansson Needs Emergency Surgery in Fifth 'Lucy' Clip

16 July 2014 6:34 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The latest Lucy clip is not for the faint of heart. Scarlett Johansson's unwilling hero barges into an emergency room and demands that the surgeons perform an impromptu operation, to remove a bag of leaking drugs from inside her stomach. She doesn't get much empathy, shooting a cancer-riddled man off an operating table before holding the doctors all at gun point. But it's for a good cause, and that tumor was going to kill that man anyway. Watch as Lucy takes charge of her dire situation, then check out the rest of the movie when it hits theaters later this month.

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.

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Morgan Freeman Is Scarlett Johansson's Guardian Angel in New 'Lucy' Banner and Photos

16 July 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Scarlett Johansson isn't the only star in director Luc Besson's action thriller Lucy. The superhuman woman gets international back-up from a worldwide ensemble of stellar talent, including Morgan Freeman, who plays Professor Norman. He helps guide Lucy as her mind begins to expand, acting as her guardian angel and teaching her how to harness her new powers after a bag of dangerous narcotics ruptures inside her stomach, giving her full capacity of her brain. Oldboy himself, Min-sik Choi, steps in as the villain, a powerful overlord who uses Lucy as his personal drug mule. And Amr Waked is a Paris police officer who decides to help Lucy against his better judgment. All three men are featured in a series of new images, which come along with a new banner dominated by Scarlett Johansson and her throbbing cerebral cortex.

A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables »

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'Oldboy' Choi Min-sik Threatens Scarlett Johansson in Third 'Lucy' Clip

14 July 2014 10:10 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Director Luc Besson, best known for such seminal action classics as The Professional and The Fifth Element, returns to his core roots as a filmmaker, and this time he's bringing Oldboy star Min-sik Choi with him. The imposing force of nature plays a criminal overlord who uses Scarlett Johansson's Lucy as an unwilling drug mule who gains superhuman powers after ingesting a bag of powerful pharmaceuticals during a run gone bad. Watch as the two stars have a heated showdown in this latest clip from the anticipated action thriller.

Scarlett Johansson's Lucy is an American ing&#233nue aboard who is forced into the drug trade by a wicked criminal overlord. In a seedy Taiwanese hotel room, she is set loose with a mysterious blue narcotic that she must smuggle over the boarder. But when the bag of dope bursts inside her stomach before she can reach her checkpoint, »

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Scarlett Johansson Is Ready for Action in Over 20 New 'Lucy' Photos

11 July 2014 6:57 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Scarlett Johansson fans have reason to rejoice, as she appears in nearly every minute of the new action thriller Lucy, from director Luc Besson. The Avengers star takes on a completely different type of superhero role in this high-intensity cinematic workout, which finds an unwilling drug mule endowed with super powers of both mind and body after a dangerous drug leaks inside her stomach. Check out some of the crazy action in our new Lucy photo gallery, which brings over 20 fresh images featuring our leading lady alongside co-stars Morgan Freeman, Amr Waked and Fr&#233d&#233ric Chau.

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In a world that is run by the mob, street gangs, drug addicts, and corrupt cops, Lucy is a woman living in Taipei, Taiwan who »

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13 New Lucy Images Featuring Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Amr Waked, and Behind-the-Scenes Shots of Luc Besson

11 July 2014 5:55 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

We've got 13 new images from Luc Besson's latest action-thriller Lucy, starring Scarlett Johansson as a drug mule-turned-unstoppable warrior.  We posted a new red-band clip from the film yesterday that highlighted the title character's newfound abilities.  These new images take a different approach and show off some of Johansson's supporting cast, including Morgan FreemanAmr Waked, and Min-sik Choi.  There are also a few bonus behind-the-scenes shots of Besson at work scattered throughout. Lucy opens July 25th.  Hit the jump to check out the new images. Take a look at the new Lucy images below: Synopsis: 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 »

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Scarlett Johansson Hijacks a Cop Car in Second 'Lucy' Clip

11 July 2014 2:09 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Scarlett Johansson shows off her incredible mental and physical skills in the second clip from Luc Besson's thriller Lucy. Watch as she opens up a world of information no one else knows exists before hijacking a police car and taking an officer on a ride through Paris. It's just a tease of the action-packed momentum this intense ride promises to build in what is being described as a new kind of superhero movie. Jump in the passenger seat with Lucy and hang on!

In Lucy, a woman accidentally caught in a dark deal turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.

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Lucy comes to theaters July 25th, 2014 and stars Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Analeigh Tipton, Min-sik Choi, Mason Lee, Johan Philip Asbæk, Amr Waked, Frédéric Chau. The film is directed by Luc Besson. »

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'Lucy' International Featurette Goes Behind-the-Scenes with Scarlett Johansson

10 July 2014 10:51 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

"Life was given to us a billion years ago. What have we done with it?" Director Luc Besson creates a new kind of superhero with Lucy, his latest action thriller starring Scarlett Johansson as a young woman who is able to open up her mind and use 100% of her brain capacity. A new international featurette explores the story and characters in Lucy, featuring a new interview with Scarlett Johansson. Go on the sets in Paris to watch this incredibly cinematic saga come to life, and watch as never-before-seen footage teases some of the epic fight scenes that await audiences in theaters this summer.

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, Lucy directs Scarlett Johansson in Lucy, an action-thriller that tracks a woman accidentally caught in a dark »

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Scarlett Johansson Escapes Captivity in First 'Lucy' Clip

9 July 2014 1:25 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

While some of the footage has been seen in the previously released trailers and TV spots, the first clip from Lucy showcases an entire sequence where Scarlett Johansson uses her new skills to escape captivity. The title character first puts on a seductive display for an unwitting guard, before unleashing an impressive display of power and marksmanship.

Even when she gets shot, Lucy can pull the bullet out with her bare hands. Watch as Lucy uses her brains and her brawn to take out a number of enemies in the latest footage from director Luc Besson's action-thriller, in theaters July 25.

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 »

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'Lucy' Starring Scarlett Johansson Confirmed for International IMAX Release

8 July 2014 8:38 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

IMAX Corporation, Universal Pictures, a division of Comcast Corp. and EuropaCorp today announced that Lucy, the new thriller from acclaimed filmmaker Luc Besson that stars Scarlett Johansson and Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX format and released into IMAX theatres in select international territories starting August 8.

Furthering The IMAX Experience, select scenes in Lucy were captured using IMAX cameras. Those sequences filmed with the extremely high-resolution cameras will add to the explosive action and scope of the film as seen best in IMAX theaters.

Here's what IMAX CEO Greg Foster had to say in a statement.

"Luc Besson is one of the most gifted creators of on-screen heroines in cinema history, and Scarlett Johansson is a favorite of IMAX audiences around the world. Besson uses IMAX cameras to capture this powerful combination, making Lucy the kind of visceral visual spectacle that our fans »

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Scarlett Johansson Uses 100% of Her Brain in New 'Lucy' TV Spot

18 June 2014 9:41 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Scarlett Johansson's Lucy used to be just like the rest of us, until a bag of powerful drugs ruptured inside her stomach, giving her 100% use of her brain power. Watch as one woman becomes an inhuman being in the latest TV spot for director Luc Besson's new take on the superhero genre. While most of us only use 10% of our mental abilities, Lucy is using hers to the full extent, studying new languages, learning new fighting techniques, and becoming an all-around bad ass that will stop at nothing to avenge those who have done her wrong. Watch new footage before Lucy destroys a theater near you this summer.

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, Luc Besson directs Scarlett Johansson in Lucy, an action-thriller that »

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'Lucy' International Poster Featuring Scarlett Johansson

12 June 2014 5:24 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Scarlett Johansson's eyes dazzle in a new international poster for Lucy, as her character's mind starts to expand in this action epic from acclaimed director Luc Besson. Forced to serve as a drug mule, a package ruptures inside Lucy's stomach, leaking into her intestinal wall and giving her strength and knowledge far beyond the capacity of mortal men. Check it out as she prepares to lay down some knowledge and some hard-hitting punches in a unique new take on the superhero genre.

Lucy comes to theaters July 25th, 2014 and stars Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Analeigh Tipton, Min-sik Choi, Mason Lee, Johan Philip Asbæk, Amr Waked, Frédéric Chau. The film is directed by Luc Besson. »

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'Lucy' TV Trailer Starring Scarlett Johansson

9 June 2014 7:41 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

It's said that we only use 10% of our brains. A new TV trailer for Lucy reveals what happens when the other 90% is unlocked. Scarlett Johansson stars as a drug mule whose latest delivery ruptures inside of her gut and seeps into her intestines, giving her inhuman abilities of the mind, turning her into a modern day super hero ready for revenge. Take a look at writer/director Luc Besson's latest action thriller as Lucy sets off to stop the cartel responsible for her condition, learning how to harness her new powers with the help of Morgan Freeman along the way.

Lucy comes to theaters July 25th, 2014 and stars Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Analeigh Tipton, Min-sik Choi, Mason Lee, Johan Philip Asbæk, Amr Waked, Frédéric Chau. The film is directed by Luc Besson. »

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Scarlett Johansson's 'Lucy' Gets New Poster and Release Date

23 May 2014 3:35 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Universal Pictures announced today that the upcoming action-thriller Lucy has been moved up from its August 8 release date to July 25, while releasing the first poster featuring star Scarlett Johansson. Take a look at the one-sheet below, then read on for more information about the new release date.

On July 25th, Lucy will show us what is possible at 100%. #LucyMoviepic.twitter.com/NqUjJvzvAd

Lucy (@LucyTheMovie) May 23, 2014

Lucy will now go up against Paramount's Hercules, Sony Pictures' Sex Tape and Lionsgate's Step Up All In on July 25. Its previous August 8 release would have put it up against Paramount's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Disney's The Hundred-Foot Journey and Warner Bros.' Into the Storm.

Scarlett Johansson stars as the title character in Lucy, a woman who is forced to become a drug mule, although when the package ruptures inside of her, the drug gives her incredible abilities, unlocking her brain's full potential and »

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'Lucy' International Trailer Starring Scarlett Johansson

13 May 2014 8:11 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Universal Pictures has debuted a new international trailer for the sci-fi thriller Lucy from writer and director Luc Besson. Scarlett Johansson stars as a young woman who becomes a merciless warrior after ingesting a new drug, turning the tables on her captors to seek revenge as she begins to evolve beyond human logic. Check out the latest footage from Lucy, which promises non-stop action.

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Lucy comes to theaters August 8th, 2014 and stars Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Analeigh Tipton, Min-sik Choi, Mason Lee, Johan Philip Asbæk, Amr Waked, Frédéric Chau. The film is directed by Luc Besson. »

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‘Lucy’, the newest film from Luc Besson, releases its first trailer

2 April 2014 2:19 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Filmmaker Luc Besson has garnered critical praise among many in the film community for his action movies that prominently feature women, films that include La Femme Nikita, The Fifth Element, and Leon: The Professional. Many were thus intrigued to learn that his next feature would have a woman in the lead role, which was further enhanced by the signing on of Scarlett Johansson. Titled Lucy, Besson takes on both writing and directing duties, and Johansson stars onscreen alongside Morgan Freeman, Min-sik Choi, and Analeigh Tipton. The first trailer for the film has now been released, and can be seen below.

(Source: Collider)

The post ‘Lucy’, the newest film from Luc Besson, releases its first trailer appeared first on Sound On Sight.

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Scarlett Johansson Stars in First 'Lucy' Trailer from Luc Besson

2 April 2014 10:49 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Following the first photo of Scarlett Johansson released last week, Universal Pictures has released the trailer for Lucy, directed by Luc Besson. The plot centers on a young woman who becomes a reluctant drug mule, transporting a mysterious drug in her stomach, when the package leaks, giving her incredible powers and unlocking her brain's full potential. Morgan Freeman and Analeigh Tipton co-star in this upcoming action-thriller, in theaters August 8.

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 comes to theaters August 8th, 2014 and stars Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Analeigh Tipton, Min-sik Choi, »

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First Photo of Scarlett Johansson in Luc Besson's Action Thriller 'Lucy'

28 March 2014 1:01 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

It's better fighting through chemistry as Entertainment Weekly gives us our first look at Scarlett Johansson in director Luc Besson's new action thriller Lucy.

The story of Lucy follows a young woman whose neurological makeup is transformed by drugs that give her superhero-level mind powers. She turns the tables on those exploiting her with these new 'ass-kicking' abilities. Luc Besson, known for female empowerment action thrillers such as The Professional and La Femme Nikita, had this to say about his latest directorial endeavor.

"I love to see a woman as a very strong character. It's like cooking: sugar with a &#8232bit of salt, and Lucy definitely can get salty."

The first trailer for Lucy is expected to arrive April 2.

Lucy comes to theaters August 8th, 2014 and stars Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Analeigh Tipton, Min-sik Choi, Mason Lee, Johan Philip Asbæk, Amr Waked, Frédéric Chau. The film is directed by Luc Besson. »

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