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Luc Besson on casting Scarlett Johansson as 'Lucy' and his philosophy of action

23 April 2014 10:20 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

My favorite moment during the Saturday afternoon panel I moderated for Universal's upcoming movie "Lucy" was when an audience member asked director Luc Besson if he'd be interested in directing a Marvel Studios movie about "Black Widow" starring Scarlett Johansson. "I am afraid of spiders," he answered, and then just looked at me, ready to move on to the next question. If you've seen the first trailer for the movie, you get the general idea. Besson says he started noodling with the idea a decade ago, the first time he heard someone mention that "we only use 10% of our brains" idea. "I know it is wrong," he said, "but I liked the idea and I just wanted to start there. What happens if we take a character from that 10% to 100%?" When Universal asked if I'd like to moderate the panel, it was an easy yes. After all, this isn't just »

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Trailer: Lucy

5 April 2014 5:37 AM, PDT | Pure Movies | See recent Pure Movies news »

A woman accidentally caught in a dark deal turns the tables on her captors

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.

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Scarlett Johansson's Super Powers

3 April 2014 2:24 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek the first trailer revealing footage, plus new images of actress Scarlett Johansson in writer/director Luc Besson's latest science fiction 'super-powers' feature "Lucy". Besson is noted for his great action films including the original "La Femme Nikita" and "The Professional":

"...'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..."

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- Michael Stevens

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Trailer Park Vol.13 – Lucy’s Sex Tape in the Brick Mansion with Locke’s Apes

3 April 2014 8:52 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Welcome to the latest installment of Trailer Park, our regular look at the latest trailers to hit the interwebs. This “volume” is features a bevy of the latest trailers including Sex Tape, Brick Mansions, Locke, Lucy and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

Sex Tape

When Jay (Jason Segel) and Annie (Cameron Diaz) first got together, their romantic connection was intense – but ten years and two kids later, the flame of their love needs a spark. To kick things up a notch, they decide – why not? – to make a video of themselves trying out every position in The Joy of Sex in one marathon three-hour session. It seems like a great idea – until they discover that their most private video is no longer private. With their reputations on the line, they know they’re just one click away from being laid bare to the world… but as their race »

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Check Out The First Trailer For Luc Besson’s ‘Lucy’ Starring Scarlett Johansson

2 April 2014 2:29 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

It’s a film which has got Luc Besson written all over it. Hot female protagonist… with a gun. Check. Stylish action. Check. Slick Euro feel and Morgan Freeman. Check, and check. Jason Statham? Well, no, but even so, this still looks bloody awesome. Here’s the synopsis for Luc Besson’s 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.

The first trailer was just released for the film a short while ago, and you can watch it in its entirety in the player below. Lucy opens in the Us on the 8th August, »

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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.

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Lucy Trailer Stars Scarlett Johansson & Morgan Freeman

2 April 2014 1:16 PM, 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.

Johansson, starring as action hero Black Widow in the Marvel’s upcoming Captain America: The Winter Soldier, kicks ass in this first trailer for Lucy.

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.

The film hits theaters August 8th.

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'Lucy' Trailer: Scarlett Johansson Kicks Butt and Takes Names for the Director of 'The Fifth Element'

2 April 2014 1:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Filmmaker Luc Besson has been responsible for some of the coolest action films of the past 20 years. From The Professional to La Femme Nikita to the Transporter movies – all have had Besson involved at some level. The action auteur looks to continue his trend of cranking out action classics with this new trailer for Lucy. Scarlett Johansson plays the title character, a young woman who has a drug package placed inside her. When it leaks, she develops almost superhuman powers thanks to her increased brain capacity – and naturally, she’s on the hunt for the people responsible for messing up her life. Lots of butt-kicking ensues. The trailer reminds me a bit of Limitless crossed with The Matrix, only with Besson’s own unique sensibilities added to...

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- Mike Bracken

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Trailer: Scarlett Johansson is a Superhero in Lucy Thriller

2 April 2014 12:45 PM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Universal Pictures just unveiled the first trailer for its upcoming "Lucy" action thriller, starring Scarlett Johansson as the title character. Check it out below. Plot: The story focuses on a woman (Johansson) who is forced to become a drug mule. But the drug accidentally goes into her body, mysteriously granting her superhuman powers. She can absorb knowledge instantly, is able to move objects with her mind and can't feel pain or distress. The new movie is written and directed by Luc Besson (The Professional) and co-stars Morgan Freeman. It's set to hit theaters on August 8th. Trailer: »

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Scarlett Johansson Accidentally Accesses 100 Percent of Her Brain Power in First ‘Lucy’ Trailer (Video)

2 April 2014 11:25 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Scarlett Johansson is already the Marvel superhero Black Widow in this weekend's “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” but this summer she'll be showcasing actual super powers as “Lucy.” The first trailer (above) for the upcoming action flick from writer/director Luc Besson (“The Professional”) shows Johansson — an American abducted somewhere in Asia and turned into a drug mule – accidentally accessing more cerebral capacity than any human being on the planet when whatever drug that was surgically implanted in her stomach leaks into her system. Also read: Scarlett Johansson Calls Criticism Over Woody Allen Sex Abuse Allegations ‘Irresponsible’ As she gets closer to reaching. »

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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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Scarlett Johansson Is A Super-Powered Drug Mule In First Lucy Trailer

2 April 2014 10:39 AM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

How great is it that we live in an age where the adorable young girl from Ghost World and The Horse Whisperer has matured into this confident, credible ass-beater? It didn.t happen overnight. Scarlett Johansson has been taking names for years now. But we.ve gotten to the point where seeing her doing her best Jason Bourne impersonation in a Luc Besson thriller isn.t shocking. It.s invigorating. The above trailer, shared via The Playlist, is for Besson.s upcoming Lucy, a hard-hitting thriller that carries this amazing logline: A drug mule accidentally swallows her cargo and finds she now has superpowers." Uh, yeah. Sign me up for that movie. Especially since, after detours into more serious genre fare with The Family and The Lady, Lucy looks like a return to action for Besson to his days filming features like La Femme Nikita and Leon: The Professional. And »

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Lucy Gets A Trailer

2 April 2014 10:34 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 first trailer that features 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 in Taipei,  [ Read More ]

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Scarlett Johansson is a Killer in First Trailer & Pictures for 'Lucy'

2 April 2014 10:09 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Universal has premiered the first trailer and a batch of five pictures from Lucy, a new action-thriller from Luc Besson (La Femme Nikita, The Professional) starring Scarlett Johansson as 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. Johansson stars alongside Morgan Freeman in the movie, which is set for an August 8 release. Check out the trailer and four additional pictures directly below. sb id="907851" height="259" width="610" »

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Scarlett Johansson Will Seduce You then Probably Kill You in Lucy Trailer

2 April 2014 9:55 AM, PDT | Beyond Hollywood | See recent Beyond Hollywood news »

So yeah, Luc Besson and Scarlett Johansson’s new movie “Lucy” is a science fiction flick in the vein of “The Matrix” and whatnot. And here I thought it was going to be more “Crank,” but apparently I was wrong. It’s more like “The Matrix” crossed with “Akira” crossed with “La Femme Nikita.” Luc Besson writes and directs, so you can pretty much expect a lot of nonsensical plotting, a kick-ass heroine, and tons of stuff that look cool, but don’t really make a lot of sense if you spend more than a few seconds thinking about it. That essentially defines Besson’s writing these days. But hey, I did mention that stuff will look really cool, right? And this trailer for “Lucy” certainly doesn’t disappoint. 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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Scarlett Johansson is One Sexy Weapon in Luc Besson's 'Lucy' Trailer

2 April 2014 9:49 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Following an armed and dangerous first look last week, the first trailer for Luc Besson's return to directing action thrillers has arrived. Lucy follows 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. Scarlett Johansson plays the title role, and she truly looks like one tough chick. The film is basically Limitless, but with an emphasis on accessing the maximum physical capabilities of a human in addition to the mental (as explained by Morgan Freeman). Besson knows how to do action pretty well, and this looks fun. Watch! Here's the first trailer for Luc Besson's Lucy, originally from Apple: Lucy is written and directed by Luc Besson (director of The Fifth Element and The Professional, writer of the Taken and Transporter franchises). The film follows a woman (Scarlett Johansson) forced to become a drug mule. »

- Ethan Anderton

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Trailer Hits for Luc Besson’s ‘Lucy’

2 April 2014 9:31 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Universal Pictures has released the trailer for Luc Besson’s upcoming flick “Lucy” starring Scarlett Johansson, and Morgan Freeman.

Check out the trailer below and let us know what you think.

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” is set to hit theaters on August 8, 2014.

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The First Trailer for Luc Besson’s ‘Lucy’ Scarlett Johansson

2 April 2014 9:27 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Here’s the first trailer for Scarlett Johansson’s Lucy which is timed perfectly for the release of Captain America in the Us (who’d have thought?!).  The movie also stars Morgan Freeman and Analeigh Tipton and comes from legendary Writer / Director Luc Besson who has previously brought us classics like The Fifth Element, Leon, District 13 and the not so classic Taken and The Transporter! Lucy is released in the UK 22nd August.

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.

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- David Sztypuljak

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First Trailer and New Images for Luc Besson’s Lucy Starring Scarlett Johansson

2 April 2014 9:08 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Universal Pictures has released the first trailer for director Luc Besson's (The Fifth Element) upcoming action thriller Lucy.  The film stars Scarlett Johansson as a reluctant drug mule who is transformed into an incredible fighter capable of clairvoyance, telekinesis, and an ability to disregard pain and emotion when one of the designer drugs enters her system.  The flick looks fun and interesting.  I like that she gets her powers from a bag of blue goo leaking into her stomach, and when she those gets powers she starts to lose her emotions.  It's a neat premise, and the action looks good.  Also, the Morgan Freeman narration reminds me of this scene from South Park. Hit the jump to watch the trailer and to check out some new images.  The film also stars Analeigh Tipton.  Lucy opens in theaters August 8th. Here's the official synopsis for Lucy: From La Femme Nikita »

- Matt Goldberg

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Scarlett Johansson Powers Up In First Trailer For Luc Besson's Lucy

2 April 2014 9:03 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. »

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