Liam Neeson joins cast of Battleship

Actor joins all-star cast for the film inspired by the Hasbro board game.
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Neeson will star in Universal Pictures' upcoming film, Battleship, alongside Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard, Brooklyn Decker and Rihanna.

Neeson will play Admiral Shane in the film, which focuses on a battle on land, sea and sky between Earth's forces and aliens.

Kitsch will play a naval officer and the admiral's future son-in-law, Decker is the admiral's daughter, Skarsgard is a commanding officer and the older brother to Kitsch's character and Rihanna will play a weapons analyst.

Battleship will be released in the US in May 2012 and is being directed by Peter Berg.



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