imdb link.Rihanna will make her feature film debut in Universal's "Battleship" alongside Alexander Skarsgard and Taylor Kitsch.
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.