Universal Pictures announced today that the upcoming action-thriller Lucy has been moved up from its August 8 release date to July 25, while releasing the first poster featuring star Scarlett Johansson. Take a look at the one-sheet below, then read on for more information about the new release date.
Lucy will now go up against Paramount's Hercules, Sony Pictures' Sex Tape and Lionsgate's Step Up All In on July 25. Its previous August 8 release would have put it up against Paramount's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Disney's The Hundred-Foot Journey and Warner Bros.' Into the Storm.
Scarlett Johansson stars as the title character in Lucy, a woman who is forced to become a drug mule, although when the package ruptures inside of her, the drug gives her incredible abilities, unlocking her brain's full potential and turning her into a powerful warrior. Morgan Freeman and Analeigh Tipton co-star in this action-thriller from writer-director Luc Besson.