Saturday 4th August 2012
Enjoy the epic action, suspense and state-of-the-art visual effects as Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd will release Battleship on 20th August 2012. As well as being available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download via video-on-demand on the same date, Battleship will also include revolutionary UltraViolet capabilities. This is an exciting new format allowing viewers to stream and download purchased content to multiple devices.
From director and producer, Peter Berg (Hancock, Friday Night Lights) comes this ocean bound, thrilling action adventure. The world's naval forces are called upon to save the planet from an invasion of aliens intent on destruction and the end of mankind. Lieutenant Alex Hopper (Taylor Kitsch; Friday Night Lights) must rise to the challenge to prevent certain global destruction, with the help of his brother, Commander Stone Hopper (Alexander Skarsgar; True Blood, Straw Dogs) and allies from around the world.
Starring Academy Award® nominee and action movie veteran, Liam Neeson (Taken, The A-Team) as Admiral Shane, who along with the rest of the fleet are separated by an alien forcefield. They can only help from the sidelines as five of the navy ships must engage in a David and Goliath battle of strategy, ingenuity and plain old guts to defeat a superior force. Also starring in Universal Pictures's biggest budget blockbuster ever are Brooklyn Decker (Ugly Betty, Just Go with It) and international music star, Rihanna, who plays Petty Officer Cora 'Weps' Raikes, in her debut movie role.
The Blu-ray disc enables viewers to experience this visually spectacular blockbuster with even greater clarity. It will be packed with over an hour of special content, including a VIP tour of the U.S.S. Missouri used during filming and an array of behind the scenes footage of cast and crew. Viewers will also get the chance to see how the state of the art visual effects were used to make Battleship one of the most explosive action adventures of 2012.
Additionally, enjoy all the epic action sequences and special features wherever you are thanks to UltraViolet, which is an exciting new way to collect and enjoy movies and TV shows via an entertainment collection in the cloud. Instantly stream or download films and TV shows to computers, tablets, smart phones and beyond. UltraViolet is compatible with iOS devices, such as iPad®, iPhone®, iPod touch and Android devices, as well as laptops and PCs. So now, you can watch and enjoy movies and TV shows anytime, anywhere!
- Alternate Ending Previsualisation
- U.S.S. Missouri VIP Tour
- Preparing For Battle
- All Hands On Deck: The Cast
- Engage in Battle (Shooting at Sea)
- Engage in Battle (All Aboard the Fleet)
- Commander Pete
- The Visual Effects of Battleship
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.