Liam Neeson has joined the cast of Peter Berg's high-seas adventure movie Battleship, according to Variety.

Liam Neeson will portray Admiral Shane in the board game adapation. He is set to be the future father-in-law of Taylor Kitsch's character. Brooklyn Decker is portraying Shane's daughter, while Alexander Skarsgård will play Taylor Kitsch's brother in the movie.

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Peter Berg is directing from a script by Jon Hoeber and Erich Hoeber, which was revised by Brian Koppelman and David Levien. Principal photography started today in Hawaii.