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– by Joseph Jammer Medina

Well, Lucy fans, it sounds like a sequel to the Scarlett Johansson film is actually more than a real possibility. Variety is now reporting that writer-director Luc Besson has written the script for another Lucy film.

This comes as a part of the new strategy from Eurocorp, which lost $135 million during the last financial year. This, no doubt, is partially due to the underwhelming response audiences had to Besson’s latest space opera, Valerian and the City of the a Thousand Planets — though films like Shut in, The Circle, Miss Sloane, and Nine Lives also contributed to the loss.

However, with the focus strictly on action thrillers and sci-fi movies — along with a shrinked slate — Besson is able to be more hands-on with the films, and is therefore able to give much more creative oversight. Also, from the sound of it, they’ll continue to work more on modest budgets of $25 to $35 million, which is right up Lucy’s alley.

While Lucy was a critically split film, it did manage to take in a whopping $463.4 million at the box office off its $40 million budget. Admittedly, it ended in a way that isn’t very conducive to sequelization, but in the realm of strange sci-fi, we’re sure they’ll come up with a way.

Are you excited to see a Lucy 2? Let us know down below!

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SOURCE: Variety

  • RadicalAgnostic

    I need to watch the original.

    • Deplorable_Me

      No you don’t

  • WTFITBS

    She turned into a damn USB Stick at the end of the first film. WTF could the sequel be about?

  • 5_deadly_venoms

    $463 million? That movie was hot garbage. How the hell did it make that much?

    • Kindofabigdeal

      Because the majority of the people who went to see it only use 20% of their brains.

  • Victor Roa

    I’m curious how the sequel works if she ended turning into space particels as old boy was trying to kill her. Where do you go after 100% as Morgan freeman narrating?

Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer’s always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he’s always been something of a story junkie.