Friday, December 9, 2011

"Battleship": The Battle For Earth Begins At Sea

Sneak Peek the new poster and trailer, supporting the upcoming $250 million budgeted sci fi, naval war feature "Battleship".

The event motion picture is based on the Hasbro 'strategy' board game "Battleship".

"Battleship" is produced and directed by Peter Berg, from a screenplay by Jon and Erich Hoeber, starring Taylor Kitsch ("John Carter") as commander 'Alex Hopper' who leads a fleet of naval ships against an 'alien' armada :

" the Hawaiian Islands, an international naval fleet at Pearl Harbor engage in an intense battle against the alien race 'The Regents', on a mission to planet earth to build a power source in the ocean..."

Cast also includes Alexander SkarsgÄrd, Brooklyn Decker, Rihanna and Liam Neeson.

The original "Battleship", created by Clifford Von Wickler in the early 1900's, was taken over by the Milton Bradley Company in 1943, to be released as pad-and-pencil game "Broadsides, the Game of Naval Strategy".
"Battleship", now manufactured by Hasbro, has been updated for various platforms, including "Battleship" video games.

Battleship" will be released through Universal, May 18, 2012.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Battleship"...