Liam Neeson has joined the cast of Universal’s Battleship, the Hasbro board game adaptation directed by Peter Berg.
The film also stars Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard, Brooklyn Decker, Rihanna and Hamish Linklater
Neeson will play the Admiral Shane character alongside Kitsch, who portrays a Naval officer and Shane’s future son-in-law. Decker is playing Shane’s daughter. Skarsgard will play the brother to Kitsch’s character.
Battleship will unfold as a massive Naval adventure across the seas, in the skies and over land as our planet fights for survival against a superior force.
Universal Pictures is scheduled to release the movie on May 18, 2012.