By Amber Ray
May 24, 2014 at 03:02 PM EDT
Universal Pictures

Fans of Scarlett Johansson in butt-kicking mode have less time to wait before she tears up the big screen again.

Lucy, the actress’ new thriller directed by Luc Besson, has been bumped up two weeks. The Universal film will now hit theaters July 25, after it was originally slated for an Aug. 8 debut.

The story of a drug mule (Johansson) who turns superhuman when the substance implanted in her body inadvertently leaks into her system, Lucy will now go up against the films Hercules, starring Dwayne Johnson, the Cameron Diaz-Jason Segel comedy Sex Tape, and the latest Step Up installment, Step Up All In.