When word broke that Hollywood execs had begun buying up board game properties, I’m sure we all felt the familiar shiver of Clue: The Movie creeping up our spines. I mean really, how can anyone turn a turn-based board game into a film that works on a massive scale?

Today I learned the answer to that very question: Aliens.

Battleship, yes the very same, follows a crew of shipmen out for war games that stumble across, you guessed it, extra terrestrials. Click below and checkout the first official trailer:

Battleship opens May 18, 2012. Will you be in line?

James Shotwell

James Shotwell is the founder of Under The Gun Review. He loves writing about music and movies almost as much as he loves his two fat cats. He's also the co-founder of Antique Records and the Marketing Coordinator for Haulix. You should probably follow him on Twitter.

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  • Missa

    There is only one reason i will be seeing this movie: Alexander Skarsgard <3