Cool New BATTLESHIP Featurette Focuses on Aliens

Universal Pictures has released a great new featurette for Battleship that centers on the alien villains that were created for the story. The video features an in-depth interview with the director Peter Berg as he talks about what they were going for in creating these violent alien beings. It also includes a bunch of new footage from the film as well as some cool looking behind the scenes footage of guys in mo-cap suits running all over the place, beating on things, and being thrown around. 

Battleship hits theaters in May 18th, 2012. After you watch the video tell us what you think about the aliens that were created for this film. Do you like what they've done with them? How do you think they'll compare to other movie aliens?

Here's the synopsis:

Peter Berg (Hancock) produces and directs Battleship, an epic-scaled action-adventure that unfolds across the seas, in the skies and over land as our planet fights for survival against a superior force. Inspired by Hasbro's classic naval combat game, Battleship stars Taylor Kitsch as Lt. Alex Hopper, a Naval officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones; Brooklyn Decker as Sam Shane, a physical therapist and Hopper's fiancee; Alexander Skarsgard as Hopper's older brother, Stone, Commanding Officer of the USS Sampson; Rihanna as Petty Officer Raikes, Hopper's crewmate and a weapons specialist on the USS John Paul Jones; and international superstar Liam Neeson as Hopper and Stone's superior (and Sam's father), Admiral Shane.

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