Pop singer Rihanna is set to make her film debut with Universal Studios' Battleship along side Alexander Skarsgard and Taylor Kitsch. The deal was announced Monday, reports variety.com.
Director Peter Berg is expected to soon begin shooting the live-action movie based on the naval combat board game.The production house has decided to release Battleship on May 25, 2012. 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.