Battleship is about a fleet of ships, which is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals. The battleship is set to use all the weapons it has to fight the spaceship, but the real war will unfold across the seas, in the skies and over land as our planet fights for survival against a superior force.
Taylor Kitsch is playing Lt. Alex Hopper, while Alexander Skarsgard appears as his brother Stone Hopper. Liam Neeson and Rihanna are reprising the roles of Admiral Shane and Raikes. In the trailer, the ship's crew notice mysterious thing floating on the sea, they send a small group to come closer and investigate it, which soon attacks the battleship and unveils its true, huge form.
However, the movie Battleship is based on the Hasbro board game Battleship. The film is directed by Peter Berg. Universal Pictures is distributing the movie, which is slated to release on May 18, 2012.