Add this to the list of things without which your day would be a hollow shell of unfufillment: more Battleship news.

Music superstar Rihanna is hopping aboard Battleship in what will be her feature film debut, according to Variety. The big-budget action film, based on the Hasbro board game, co-stars Alexander Skarsgard and Taylor Kitsch. Director Peter Berg (Hancock) is expected to start shooting soon, with a planned release on May 25, 2012.

This will help the film, since it brings together the audiences for 1960s board games and the audiences for pop singers who, while certainly attractive, can resemble Frankenstein’s Monster in a fit of constipation.


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