Rodriguez, Peña and Moynahan Head Into Battle


Michelle Rodriguez, Michael Peña and Bridget Moynahan are joining Aaron Eckhart in Columbia Pictures’ Battle: Los Angeles, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The sci-fi action film, directed by Jonathan Liebesman and produced by Original Film’s Neal Moritz, is set to begin production in the fall.

“Battle” revolves around a Marine staff sergeant (Eckhart) and his new platoon’s battle against an alien invasion on the streets of Los Angeles.

Rodriguez will play Crpl. Adriana Santos, a member of a radio battalion.

Pena plays the father of a boy the Marines find along the way, and Moynahan plays a veterinarian.