Deal was announced Monday. Director Peter Berg is expected to soon begin shooting the live-action tentpole based on Hasbro’s naval combat board game.
U has set a May 25, 2012, release date for “Battleship,” which takes place across the seas, over the skies and land in a battle for planet survival against a superior force. Kitsch, who also works with Berg in the NBC series “Friday Night Lights,” stars as a naval officer who leads the fight. Skarsgard will play his brother.
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