Morgan Freeman Targets Lucy Opposite Scarlett Johansson
Morgan Freeman has entered negotiations to join Scarlett Johansson in Luc Besson's upcoming Lucy
, The Wrap
Besson will both write and direct the sci-fi action tale, which follows a young woman who gains super powers after being forced to work as a drug mule.
Freeman, who recently starred in Now You See Me
, will play a professor that Johansson's Lucy is on a mission to rescue.
Besson, best known for films like Leon: The Professional
and The Fifth Element
, will release his latest, Malavita
, on September 13.
Universal Pictures will distribute the project in the US (and much of the world) with Besson producing through EuropaCorp alongside CEO Christophe Lambert.
(Photo Credit: Brian To / WENN.com)
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