Liam Neeson has joined the cast of Universal’s Battleship. The casting news comes on director Peter Berg’s first day of shooting.
Neeson plays Admiral Shane, the Naval officer whose daughter (played by Brooklyn Decker) is engaged to a young naval officer played by Taylor Kitsch. The pics shoots in Hawaii. Alexander Skarsgaard plays Kitsch’s older brother, and Rihanna plays Kitsch’s crew mate and a weapons specialist
Battleship, which has an alien-infused storyline, is scheduled to hit conventional and 3D theaters on May 18, 2012. U has set a May 18, 2012.
Source: Deadline New York