Rihanna's big screen debut

The first trailer for 'Battleship' featuring Rihanna has been released online.

We only get a glimpse of the 'Only Girl in the World' star, at the helm of a huge Gatling gun as naval officer 'Raikes'.

The chart-topper stars alongside the likes of Liam Neeson, Taylor Kitsch and Josh Pence with the plot centred around an epic battle involving an armada of ships and an alien race known as "The Regents".

Director Peter Berg's action-thriller takes its inspiration from the popular Hasbro board game with the movie due to hit UK cinemas on April 20, 2012.

Watch the Battleship trailer below: