The Red Widow has got nothing on “Lucy.”
Scarlett Johansson plays the title character in the new sci-fi thriller, about a woman who is kidnapped and forced to become a drug mule.
But though the first preview (via MTV News) starts with the "Avengers" actress's capture, she’s soon in full take-no-prisoners mode.
The substance leaks into her body, she slowly develops superhuman powers like time travel and shape-shifting that will aid her as she tracks down the man who made her this way.
Lucy breaks out of the cell she is being held in and hunts down Morgan Freeman, playing a science professor who might have answers to her questions.
Highlights of the trailer include ScarJo’s character throwing a man through a wall with her mind and turning back time in the middle of what appears to be Times Square.
The film also stars “America’s Next Top Model” alum Analeigh Tipton (“Crazy Stupid Love”).
“Lucy” opens in theaters on August 8. Share your take on the trailer in the comments section below!