First look at a superpowered Scarlett Johansson in Luc Besson’s Lucy

With a trailer set to debut on iTunes next Wednesday (April 2nd), Entertainment Weekly has got its hands on the first image of Scarlett Johansson (Under the Skin, Captain America: The Winter Soldier) as the super-powered protagonist in Luc Besson’s (The Fifth Element, The Family) action thriller Lucy….

Scarlett Johansson in Lucy

Lucy sees Johansson’s character gaining superhero-level powers after ingesting a mysterious drug that she’s been forced to carry, which leads her to exact her revenge. The film is set for release on August 8th, with a cast that also includes Morgan Freeman (Now You See Me), Choi Min-sik (Oldboy), Amr Waked (Contagion) and Pilou Asbæk (Borgen).

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