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Lucy Giveaway: Win T-Shirt, Hat, and $50 Gift Card

5 hours ago | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Luc Besson's sci-fi thriller Lucy, starring Scarlett Johansson as a drug mule who develops superhuman abilities, opens July 25.  We have a prize pack to give away to two readers that includes: A Lucy t-shirt and hat A $50 Visa gift card Hit the jump to find out how you can win our Lucy giveaway. In order to enter the contest, email thecollidermailbox@gmail.com with your name and address and include The Rover Giveaway in the headline.  You also need to “like” Collider on Facebook. The giveaway will be open until July 30th and is only open to residents of the United States.  Also, only one entry per person.  Once the giveaway ends, we’ll look over the entries, make sure you’ve liked us on Facebook, and randomly pick the winners. Official synopsis: From La Femme Nikita and The Professional to The Fifth Element, writer/director Luc Besson has created some of the toughest, »

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Will Luc Besson Make The Professional 2?

7 hours ago | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

French filmmaker Luc Besson has won fan-adoration for his sexy thriller La Femme Nikita and his sprawling science-fiction adventure The Fifth Element. But it's The Professional (A.K.A. Leon: The Professional) that is generally regarded as his best, most beloved offering. Like so many things fans can't get enough of, there's been speculation about a potential sequel to The Professional for years. But what does Besson say about this possibility? The answer might surprise you. While doing the press rounds for his upcoming female-fronted thriller Lucy, Luc Besson was asked directly by JoBlo about the possibility of a Professional sequel that would center on the Mathilda character originally played by a young Natalie Portman. To this, Besson responded: "Natalie is old now, she's a mother. [Laughs] It's too late. If I got an idea tomorrow about a sequel, of course I would do it. But I never came up »

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Lucy New Red Band Clip Emergency Room

21 July 2014 1:35 PM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

I have no idea what Luc Besson’s Lucy will be like. But the more I see of it, the more intrigued I get with Scarlett Johansson’s latest big screen outing. The latest clip, which is quite mild in the Nsfw stakes, is incredibly bad ass. It’s also quite funny. Part of me wonders though, bad assery aside, will this turn into something like Salt with Angelina Jolie. Hopefully not as Johansson looks to be having a blast here. And above all else, it might give us some feel for a Black Widow movie, should one ever see the light of day! Still though Besson hasn’t written anything decent in years, let alone directed anything good in a similar time frame. Hopefully this is a return to form, as it’s a long time fucking coming! Released: July 25th USA / August 22nd Ireland & UK Synopsis: From La Femme Nikita »

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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

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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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Giveaway – Win A Lucy Movie Prize Pack From Universal Pictures

18 July 2014 9:31 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

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.

Wamg invites you to enter a Prize Pack from Lucy!

One (1) winner receives:

Unlock your full potential with a $25 Visa gift card Plus a Lucy T-Shirt & Hat

Courtesy of Universal Pictures

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Lucy (Choi Min- Sik, Scarlett Johansson) – Trailer

18 July 2014 7:14 AM, PDT | AsianMoviePulse | See recent AsianMoviePulse news »

Release date: 25th July 2014 (America)

Lucy is the latest movie to star the brilliant and very talented Choi Min-Sik (Old Boy, I Saw The Devil). When i first seen Old Boy, i knew Choi would become a great figure in the movie world and so far he continues to do just that. Lucy also stars the beautiful Scarlett Johansson and Oscar winner Morgan Freeman.

The movie is directed by Luc Besson, he was nominated for best director in the past for movies such as “Léon: The Professional” and “The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc”, but won best director and french director for the 1997 hit movie “The Fifth Element”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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In a world run by the mob, street gangs, drug addicts, and corrupt cops, Lucy (Scarlett Johansson) is a woman living in Taipei, Taiwan who is forced to work as a drug mule for the mob. A drug implanted »

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Atlanta Readers: Win Passes to See Lucy

16 July 2014 7:07 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

If you just push the "100% of your brain" tagline for Lucy out of your mind (because brains don't work in a capacity measured by percent), you have what could be an incredibly exciting movie.  Director Luc Besson has a knack for creating memorable, ass-kicking women from Nikita to Mathilda to Leeloo.  He may have another one with Scarlett Johansson's eponymous protagonist.  Judging by the trailer, it looks like a damn fun movie and an opportunity for the actress to get an action vehicle to herself rather than sharing it with superheroes. I'm pleased to announce we’re giving away 20 admit-two passes to the Atlanta screening of Lucy.  Hit the jump to find out how you can see the movie early and for free.  The film also stars Morgan Freeman and Analeigh TiptonLucy opens in theaters nationwide on July 25th. To enter for a chance to win an admit-two pass, »

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New Lucy Clip Sees Scarlett Johansson Demand Some Emergency Surgery

16 July 2014 9:30 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

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. Starring Scarlett Johannson, Morgan Freeman and Analeigh Tipton, Luc Besson's Lucy is set to be released on August 8th, 2014 July 25th, 2014. »

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New Banner & Another Batch Of Stills From Luc Besson's Lucy

16 July 2014 5:35 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

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. Starring Scarlett Johannson, Morgan Freeman and Analeigh Tipton, Luc Besson's Lucy is set to be released on August 8th, 2014 July 25th, 2014. »

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Win Passes to see Lucy!

15 July 2014 10:09 PM, PDT | CinemaNerdz | See recent CinemaNerdz news »

Enter here for your chance to win passes to an advance screening of Lucy on Tuesday, July 22 at 7:00 Pm at the Emagine Novi.

Lucy: 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. Stars Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman. Directed by Luc Besson. Rated R.

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ScarJo is a Woman on Fire in 4 Clips from Lucy

15 July 2014 9:12 AM, PDT | Beyond Hollywood | See recent Beyond Hollywood news »

Scarlett Johansson is a woman on a mission in Luc Besson’s “Lucy.” That mission? Apparently it’s to walk around looking scared, then badass, but always hot. Because, well, it’s Scarlett Johansson, after all. Check out four clips from the upcoming action movie. The best part about this film for me is seeing South Korean actor Choi Min-sik (“Oldboy” and a ton of other awesome movies) playing a bad guy in an English-language movie. Like all of Besson’s recent output, it’s imperative you shut your brain down at the door. During the movie. Then later, after the movie. If you spend even a second or two thinking about the film’s plot, let’s face it, you’re in trouble. 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. »

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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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Lucy Gets A Brand New Clip

14 July 2014 9:47 AM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Luc Besson has been at the center of pulp genre movies since the 90s with “Nikita,” “Léon: The Professional,” and “The Fifth Element.” Besson has always balanced high action and humor with mainstream appeal. Even the movies he’s produced like Taken and The Transporter are box office hits, as they retain a steady film franchise. Besson’s new film “Lucy” stars Scarlett Johansson as a woman caught in the middle of a drug war. Universal Pictures released the film’s new video featurette that shows off Lucy’s superpowers. “Set in a futuristic world that is run by the mob, street gangs, drug addicts and corrupted cops, Lucy (Scarlett Johansson), a woman living  [ Read More ]

The post Lucy Gets A Brand New Clip appeared first on Shockya.com. »

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Update: Scarlett Johansson Is Confronted By Oldboy's Choi Min-sik In Latest Clip From Lucy

14 July 2014 8:45 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

  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.   Starring Scarlett Johannson, Morgan Freeman and Analeigh Tipton, Luc Besson's Lucy is set to be released on July 25th, 2014. »

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See Scarlett Johansson In Advance Screening Of The Lucy Movie In St. Louis

14 July 2014 7:55 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

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 recent cinematic history.

Now, Besson directs Scarlett Johansson (Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers) and Academy Award® winner Morgan Freeman (The Dark Knight Rises, Oblivion) in Lucy, an action-thriller that examines the possibility of what one human could truly do if she unlocked 100 percent of her brain capacity and accessed the furthest reaches of her mind.

From Universal Pictures, Lucy opens in theaters on July 25th.

Wamg invites you to enter to win passes to the advance screening of Lucy on Tuesday, July 22nd in the St. Louis area.

Answer the following:

The human brain and its capabilities have long puzzled and deeply fascinated the most accomplished of scientists. While it has customarily been understood that we tap into much less of »

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Lucy: New Images With Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman & More

12 July 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

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. Starring Scarlett Johannson, Morgan Freeman and Analeigh Tipton, Luc Besson's Lucy is set to be released on August 8th, 2014 July 25th, 2014. »

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New Clips, Featurette and Stills for Luc Besson’s Lucy Starring Scarlett Johansson

12 July 2014 4:00 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

This August will see the release of Lucy, the latest film from The Fifth Element director Luc Besson. In the movie, Scarlett Johansson (who most recently starred in Under the Skin and Captain America: The Winter Soldier) plays a young woman granted extraordinary abilities after being forced into becoming a drug mule.

It’s those narcotics which turn Lucy into an incredible fighter capable of clairvoyance, telekinesis, along with an ability to disregard pain and emotion when any of the designer drugs enters her system.

Besson is of course also responsible for classics like Leon and District 13, and the not so classic Taken and The Transporter. That potentially means that Lucy could go either way, but it has a stellar cast and an intriguing concept which could help differentiate it as the summer season wraps up at the cinema.

Check out the new featurette and first two action-packed clips below, »

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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 »

- Dave Trumbore

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Cars Chase Scarlett Johansson In New Lucy Clip

11 July 2014 12:57 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

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. »

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