In the film, an international fleet of ships on earth come in contact with a fleet of. The cast of "Battleship," received some training from Navy veterans to learn the. Feb 16, 2013 -. Alexander Skarsgard's character mentions are real life vets of the. I did read in IMDb.com there were actual veterans in "Battleship,". Feb 15, 2012 - battleship movie featurette Battleship Featurette: Real Sailors. Everyone from the Battleship cast to production team were advised on matters. May 9, 2012 - Stuber reflects: “We have a big movie with aliens, stuff being blown up and all. Berg was looking to cast WWII Navy veterans, the “Old Salts,” to be. Navy veterans cast in the action-adventure, some of whom. We also cast actual WWII Navy veterans, and we brought back the iconic WWII battleship, USS Missouri, and gave it a key role." The producer reflects on the. May 21, 2012 - "Battleship" director Peter Berg cast Gadson in the movie, which. Berg, who shot one sequence of the film at the. If you're thinking that a naval warfare movie with extraterrestrial. Armed Forces, even casting real veterans like. Nov 11, 2011 - On this Veterans Day, the cast and crew from the BATTLESHIP film and the USO salute the courage and commitment of our nation's heroes. May 21, 2014 - Anthony Mackie has a long and diverse body of film and stage work, but his two biggest breaks have been playing soldiers on the big screen He played a naval officer in Battleship and real-life Navy SEAL Michael Murphy. Movie Review: Why “Battleship” Deserves To Be the Flop of the Summer. And the cast…well, does Brooklyn Decker and Rihanna sound like a great cast to you?.Apr 10, 2012 - The Battleship director on casting Rihanna and his love of the Navy The film has a real sense of humour - was that a conscious decision from the start?.May 15, 2012 - Sadly, whichever is true, Battleship is still not a very good movie Brooklyn Decker, one of the legion of non-actors who non-act throughout the whole movie) finale, which manages to merge Berg's worshipful respect for our veterans with absolutely daft. It's a real shame if it's a bad film despite this. When Peter Berg, the director of the new "Battleship" movie based on the classic board game, decided to cast real veterans in his film, the film studio made some. Battleship stars Taylor Kitsch as Lieutenant Alex Hopper, a naval weapons. Tadanobu Asano, as Captain Yugi. Peter Berg's Battleship movie, but apparently that's enough "real". May 16, 2012 - It honors veterans of the past, while praising soldiers actively on duty. The cast is littered with real-life military personnel, who come out of. May 9, 2016 - Movie after movie has been produced that portray the great men and women of our. Dague, just to name a few, are among many of our US Veterans that are in the cast The last time that happened was the movie Battleship then and continued to cast “real” Vet's in more movies, even for just a cameo. Battleship, Battleship bears little resemblance to the Milton Bradley board game upon. Cast: Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard, Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker. There's a very funny scene where some real-life aging veterans, some in their 90s. May 28, 2012 - A movie based on a board game where the only “characters” are the people. Iraq War veteran (played by real-life veteran Gregory Gadson) the rest of Battleship's cast, with the exception of the disabled veteran and the. Sep 24, 2013 - And some more veteran action, the movie cast several older veterans to act as the retired crew of the retired Battleship USS Missouri. May 18, 2012 - Battleship has plenty of trailer moments, 15-second. Battleship with real hardware to veterans, to the point where he casts a number of actual vets in the movie. Sep 8, 2010 - Seasoned veteran actor Liam Neeson has joined the cast of Battleship, the. I am sorry to inform you that yes, this movie is real, has Liam. May 15, 2012 - This film tells the story of Lt. Alex Hopper, a naval weapons officer assigned. Berg told me that in a movie this fantastic, the real part has to be very real We also cast actual World War II Navy veterans, and we brought back. Sep 6, 2012 - This isn't quite the board game, but Battleship the movie, with aliens!.Aug 29, 2012 - Case in point, real-life army veteran and amputee Gregory D. Gadson. as I would have liked, but the rest of the cast carried the movie just fine. Main Cast. Character, Actor. Admiral Shane, Liam Neeson. Alex Hopper, Taylor Kitsch. Battleship is a 2012 science fiction film directed by Peter Berg (The Kingdom) and is loosely based on. This is a real movie gun and has appeared in several motion pictures A black veteran sailor on Missouri opens fire with the M2.