Undoubtedly, Besson’s techno sci-fi metaphysical Lucy will entertain global audiences and probably cause some neuroscientists to quake. But, as the box office shows, popular sentiment is definitively more aligned with the ethereal Lucy and galactic Guardians themes than a mere mortal named Hercules.
Google took a major role in the movie’s production. It helped recreate its headquarters in Atlanta to be used as a set. The Los Angeles Times wrote that real Googlers were in the film as extras, helped design the end credits, and the movie featured product placements by Google.