LUCY (Sci-Fi/Action)

WHAT'S IT ABOUT? A woman forced to work as a drug mule for the mob becomes a superhuman.

WHO'S IN IT? Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Analeigh Tipton

TRIVIA:

  • Angelina Jolie was originally cast as the lead, but dropped out. She was replaced by Scarlett Johansson.
  • The film was directed and written by French filmmaker Luc Besson (Léon: The Professional, The Fifth Element).
  • The movie was shot in Taipei, Paris and New York City.



    • HERCULES (Action/Adventure) WHAT'S IT ABOUT? The King of Thrace and his daughter seek Hercules' aid in defeating a tyrannical warlord. WHO'S IN IT? Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell, Joseph Fiennes, John Hurt TRIVIA: •Directed by Brett Ratner (Rush Hour, X-Men: The Last Stand, Tower Heist). •Based on the graphic novel Hercules: The Thracian Wars by Steve Moore. Legendary comic book creator Alan Moore (no relation) has called for a boycott of the film, claiming the late Steve Moore was cheated out of compensation for the film rights. •Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson recently landed in second on Forbes's list of the highest paid actors in Hollywood. •Johnson says he trained for eight months for this role. •This is the second Hercules movie this year. Kellan Lutz's flop The Legend of Hercules came out in January.


      AND SO IT GOES (Romantic Comedy) WHAT'S IT ABOUT? A realtor enlists the help of his neighbor when he's suddenly left in charge of the granddaughter he never knew existed. WHO'S IN IT? Michael Douglas, Diane Keaton TRIVIA: •Directed by Rob Reiner, who also has a small role in the film. Reiner also directed Douglas in 1995's The American President. •Sissy Spacek turned down the lead role that went to Diane Keaton. •Mainly filmed in Connecticut.