Release date:May 18, 2012
MPAA Rating:PG-13 (for intense sequences of violence, action and destruction, and for language)
Screenwriters:Jon Hoeber, Erich Hoeber
Starring:Taylor Kitsch, Brooklyn Decker, Alexander Skarsgård, Rihanna , Asano Tadanobu, Liam Neeson
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 Hopper, a Naval officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones; Brooklyn Decker as Sam, a physical therapist and Hopper's fiancée; Alexander Skarsgård as Hopper's older brother, Commanding Officer Stone of the USS Samson; Rihanna as Lt. 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. Berg directs this epic action-adventure also produced by Brian Goldner and Bennett Schneir of Hasbro (the "Transformers" franchise), along with Scott Stuber ("Couples Retreat"), Sarah Aubrey ("The Kingdom") and Duncan Henderson ("Master and Commander"). The battle for Earth begins at sea.