Posted Tue Nov 1, 2016 at 12:00 PM PDT by Tom Landy
Peter Berg's action-packed alien invasion film inspired by the classic board game arrives on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray in January.
In an early announcement to retailers, Universal says 'Battleship' will be available on Blu-ray on January 17.
Against all odds, a daring young naval officer and his heroic crew launch an all-out military showdown against a superior alien force in this enthralling, thrill-ride that will have viewers holding their breath through the final gripping face-off.
Hasbro – makers of the Transformers and G.I. Joe franchises – joins with powerhouse filmmaker Peter Berg ('Hancock,' 'The Kingdom,' 'Friday Night Lights') to create this thrilling film inspired by Hasbro’s popular naval combat game, Battleship. The film stars Taylor Kitsch ('X-Men Origins: Wolverine,' 'John Carter'), Liam Neeson ('The Grey,' 'Taken'), Alexander Skarsgård (HBO’s “True Blood”), global music superstar Rihanna in her motion-picture debut, Brooklyn Decker ('Just Go With It'), and Tadanobu Asano ('Thor,' upcoming '47 Ronin'), with a supporting cast that includes Hamish Linklater ('Fantastic Four'), Jesse Plemons (NBC’s “Friday Night Lights”), and in his professional acting debut, U.S. Army Colonel Gregory D. Gadson, a battalion leader who lost both legs in Iraq in 2007.
The release will feature a DTS:X soundtrack and supplements include: Alternate Ending Previsualization; All Access with Director Peter Berg; USS Missouri VIP Tour; Preparing for Battle; All Hands on Deck: The Cast; Engage in Battle; Commander Pete; and The Visual Effects of Battleship.
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $39.98.
You can find the latest specs for 'Battleship - Ultra HD Blu-ray' linked from our Ultra HD Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under January 17.
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