Director Luc Besson Plans Visit to Promote 'Lucy'

Renowned film director Luc Besson will visit Korea at the end of August to promote his latest film "Lucy."

Besson has previously worked on "Le Grand Bleu," "Nikita," "Leon: The Professional" and "The Fifth Element."

"Lucy" is an action film about a woman who develops superhuman brain control powers after being kidnapped by the merciless Mr. Jang played by Korea's Choi Min-sik of "Oldboy."

Scarlett Johansson will play the title role, while Morgan Freeman will appear as a professor who helps Lucy control her abilities.

englishnews@chosun.com / Jul. 24, 2014 11:05 KST