BATTLESHIP IMMERSE YOURSELF IN THE HIGH-DEFINITION EXPERIENCE ON BLU-RAY™ COMBO PACK AUGUST 28TH

An exhilarating campaign to save mankind unfolds on the high seas, in the skies and on land when Battleship – the entertaining, action-adventure made with unprecedented support of the US Navy – comes to Blu-rayCombo Pack, DVD and On Demand August 28th, 2012, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment, as well as through Digital Download.

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. Blu-ray’s high-definition picture and perfect hi-def 5.1 surround sound provide the ultimate showcase to experience the film’s awe-inspiring special effects, non-stop action and ingenious weaponry. Almost two hours of exclusive bonus features including all-new featurettes, behind-the-scenes footage, filmmaker commentary and an exciting pre-visualization of an alternate ending make this a must-own disc for every movie fan.

The Blu-rayTM Combo Pack contains a Digital Copy of the film, compatible with iPhone®, iTunes®, iPad®, iPod®, iPod® touch, Android and online retailer partners as well as UltraViolet.  UltraViolet is the revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows in the cloud to instantly stream and download to computers, tablets and smart-phones.  Consumers can now truly enjoy their movies anytime, anywhere on the platform of their choice.

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,” Melancholia), 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.

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