Rihanna to star in ‘Battleship’ movie

Rihanna is all set to conquer the silver screen.

The Umbrella singer has just signed up to take a lead role in the big screen adaptation of the Hasbro board gameĀ  inspired “Battleship.”

The 22-year-old is going to be starring with two certified Hollywood hunks in the form of True Blood‘s Alexander Skarsgard and Friday Night Light‘s Taylor Kitsch.

The story will center around Taylor who will play a naval officer and Alexander, who will be playing his brother, who are on a quest for the planet’s survival. Rihanna is pegged to play as a love interest of one of the brothers.

Peter Berg, who is known for directing films such as Friday Night Lights and Hancock, is set to direct the movie.

Battleship will be shown in theaters on May 25, 2012.