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Confirmed, Rihanna to Go Aboard 'Battleship' for First Big Screen Debut

July 27, 2010 (9:08 am) GMT
The singer has signed on to join Taylor Kitsch and Alexander Skarsgard in the action movie which is set to be directed by Peter Berg.
Rihanna

is set to make her first film feature appearance by joining "". Variety reports that the R&B singer has sealed the deal, which was announced on Monday, July 26, with Universal Pictures. Her representative has further confirmed the news to E! Online.

Rihanna is added to the cast ensemble which already has and playing a Naval officer and his brother respectively. However, the character that will be portrayed by the "Take a Bow" hitmaker has not been unveiled yet.

Based on Hasbro's game, "Battleship" will focuses on a massive Naval adventure across the seas, in the skies and over land as our planet fights for survival against a superior force. Peter Berg is attached to take the helming duty for the action film, which gets May 18, 2012 release date in the U.S.

Rihanna previously starred in "Bring It On: All or Nothing" which was released direct-to-DVD. At that time, she did not appear as anyone else but herself.

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