Universal's R-rated sci-fi thriller powers to a $44 million opening as sword-and-sandals epic manages $29 million
Luc Besson's sci-fi thriller heads for $45 million weekend while sword-and-sandals saga is on $30 million course
The New Yorker got her big break at only 10 years-old, and is now a butt-kicking, box office superstar in "Lucy"
TheWrap's Lucas Shaw and Alonso Duralde assess Scarlett Johansson's role in the sci-fi thriller "Lucy"
"Because today the biggest God around the world is money," Besson tells TheWrap "That's the worst God we can have."
Hercules doesn't concern Universal, but Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" and Sylvester Stallone might