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.

<strong><em>Lucy</em></strong> Poster

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.