Trailer for Battleship

Posted July 27th, 2011 at 2:15 pm

Attached to screens of Cowboys & Aliens┬ábeginning on Friday is the premiere trailer for next year’s sci-fi action film Battleship which today had the trailer released online. Directed by Peter Berg the film stars Taylor Kitsch (Friday Night Lights, the upcoming John Carter) and Alexander Skarsgard (True Blood) with the story focused on a Naval fleet fending off an attack by UFOs. Battleship is slated to release on May 18th 2012.

Peter Berg (Hancock) produces and directs Battleship, an epic action-adventure that unfolds across the seas, in the skies and over land as our planet fights for survival against a superior force. Based on Hasbro’s classic naval combat game, Battleship stars Taylor Kitsch as Lt. Alex Hopper, a Naval officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones; Brooklyn Decker as Sam Shane, a physical therapist and Hopper’s fiancee; Alexander Skarsgard as Hopper’s older brother, Stone, Commanding Officer of the USS Sampson; Rihanna as Petty Officer Raikes, Hopper’s crewmate and a weapons specialist on the USS John Paul Jones; and international superstar Liam Neeson as Hopper and Stone’s superior (and Sam’s father), Admiral Shane.