Luc Besson talks Lucy & The Fifth Element memories

Director on Scarlett Johansson actioner and Bruce Willis

Luc Besson is the brains behind some of the greatest action films of the past few decades, including Leon and Nikita .

His latest film, Lucy , stars Scarlett Johansson as the titular heroine, who undergoes a transformation when she ingests a drug that enables her to use more than the average 10% of her brain.

Find out what Besson had to say about the film below, along with some rather lovely memories from his time working with Bruce Willis on The Fifth Element .

Lucy opens in the UK on 22 August 2014.