The trailer has just landed for Luc Besson’s new action movie Lucy, with Scarlett Johansson in the lead role. Johansson plays a drug mule reluctantly working for the mob, set in a future Taipei in 2069 AD, the city is overrun by the criminal underworld and corrupt law enforcement.
After been drugged, cut open and filled with a mysterious new drug, strange things start to occur as the package embedded in her stomach accidentally leaks into her system. She begins to develop into a metahuman capable of insane powers such as absorbing knowledge instantly, moving objects with her mind and an immunity to all pain. As her powers increase she seeks the help of a medical professor (Morgan Freeman) to harness what’s inside of her; whilst simultaneously running from the criminals who set her up.
It hits cinemas on August 8 this year and for more info head to IMDB.