Director Peter Berg has cast songstress Rihanna in Battleship! Get the details here on Rihannaâ€™s new movie role with videos and photos of the chart topper after the jump.
Rihannaâ€™s role in Battleship has yet to be revealed but some sources are saying that the singer could be the female lead. Filming on the war story is set to take place in the next few months, the script was written by Erich Hoeber and John Hoeber.
Battleship takes place â€śacross the seas, the skies and overland in a battle or planet survival against a superior force”. Kitsch, who is also of FNL fame and widely know as the town bad boy Tim Riggins, is set to play a naval officer who leads the fight with actor Alex Skarsgard in the role of his brother.
Based on the Hasbro board game, Battleship also features the likes of actor Tadanobu Asano in the role of Nagata with a possible Jesse Plemmons rumored to be signing on soon as well as comedian Tom Arnold.
Hereâ€™s the plot per IMDb – â€śA fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.â€ť
The action film is set for release on May 25th 2012 and will mark Rihannaâ€™s film debut. Produced by Berg and Sarah Aubrey, let us know what you think of Rihanna in Battleship? Drop us a line below and tell us what you think. Is the singer war action material or is this casting all wrong?!
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