Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe To Empire!
Get 12 issues from just £25
A perfect night in with EE
Win £200 to spend on the perfect night in
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Matthew McConaughey Attached to The Billionaire's Vinegar
About wine that is not alright alright alright
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Finds Force Majeure
She's in talks for a remake of the Swedish film
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
23 March 2015
J.K. Simmons Heads For The Lake
A new action thriller produced by Luc Besson
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Avengers: Age Of Ultron
24 April 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Island Of Lemurs: Madagascar (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Lucy (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Chef (2014)
Empire Star Rating
3 Days To Kill (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

New International Lucy Trailer Leaps Online
Scarlett Johansson has the power(s)

13 May 2014  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Universal

submit to reddit

One promo for Luc Besson’s new action thriller, the Scarlett Johansson-focused Lucy, arrived last month. Here comes the new international trailer, which promises more footage of Johansson slowly turning into a sort of Bourne-meets-X-Men heroine.



Johansson plays the titular woman, living in a futuristic Asian city. Kidnapped one night, she’s knocked out and has drug packages sewn into her stomach. When one of the packs accidentally leaks into her blood stream, it fires up unused portions of her brain, giving her strength, speed, knowledge and abilities beyond those of normal humans.

Soon, she’s on a mission to track down and stop the people responsible for her situation, with some help from a professor, who knows a thing or two about the workings of the human mind. Of course, he is played Morgan Freeman, which means he comes in handy when anything needs narrating or explaining in the voice of god. We’d wonder what would happen if her enemies decide to inject someone with the drugs to try to stop her, but perhaps this is one of those one-time, weird accident deals?

While the last trailer went for orchestral backing, this one sounds more like the opening of the Knight Rider theme; just listen and tell us you don’t start humming it. We doubt the Hoff will show up, though. Lucy arrives in the US on August 8 before packing her bags and flying over here for August 22.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Chiwetel Ejiofor Knows The Secret In Their Eyes
Gwyneth Paltrow also aboard the remake
New Trailer For Petrolhead Documentary Road
Catch up with the speed-addicted road racing doc


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Empire Meets Alison Brie
The Get Hard star on Ken Jeong, Toto and her favourite episode of Community

17 ‘What The?’ TV Cameos From Film Directors
From Spike Jonze as a music exec to Peter Bogdanovich as… himself?

Empire Meets Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
On A Second Chance, Game Of Thrones pranks and Headhunters' poo scene

The Secrets Behind 44 Classic Cinema Sound Effects
No really, the Ringwraiths are actually plastic cups...

The 30 Greatest Superhero Movies Of All Time
Empire readers pick their top super flicks

10 Videos Every Tom Hanks Fan Should Have Watched By Now
Of course, everyone in the world is a Tom Hanks fan…

21 Great Movie Cons
Fleece your friends with these duplicitous devices...

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)