Posts Tagged ‘Peter Berg’

Oct 11,2012

Brooklyn Decker & Christine Teigen spend 9/11 with troops in the middle east

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Actress Brooklyn Decker and TV personality Christine “Chrissy” Teigen, both models, wrapped up their first ever USO tour this past week. The two ladies spent time with troops in the Middle East on 9/11 to personally thank our servicemen and women while out on tour. The entertainment duo focused on lifting the spirits of the troops and bringing laughter and smiles to the many faces there.

The ladies visited hundreds of troops while touring overseas. They took time to autograph magazines and DVD covers. Decker and Teigen also posed for photos, took part in the daily activities on base and extended America’s thanks to our troops – all with huge, goofy grins.

Decker and Teigen both made their major debuts in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues in 2006 and 2010, respectively. Decker can be seen in her most recent role in Peter Berg’s summer movie “Battleship,” a fiction naval war film. Other big screen credits for Decker include “Just Go With It” with Adam Sandler and Jennifer Anniston, and the 2012 release of “What to Expect When You are Expecting.” The Hollywood star expressed her anticipation of her first USO tour.

“I’m so honored to take part in my first USO tour and give thanks to the men and women currently serving their time in the Middle East,” said Brooklyn Decker.

In addition to her modeling in fashion and sports magazines, Teigen plays guest host and correspondent roles on E! Entertainment and “EXTRA.” Last month, Nine West announced its third annual Fashion Targets Breast Cancer (FTBC) and named Teigen as one of eight models to be photographed by USO tour veteran and industry-respected photographer Nigel Barker as part of the fundraising campaign. Despite her busy onscreen schedule, leading up to the tour, Teigen expressed her excitement in meeting our troops overseas.

“I know this experience will be unforgettable, and I can’t wait to let our troops know how much their sacrifice is appreciated.”

“I actually reached out to the USO myself!” she said. “I’ve been wanting to do a tour for years. While shooting ‘Battleship,’ I became quite close with Col. Greg Gadson, who is very involved in the USO. I basically pressured him to help me out!”

“We tried to be extra goofy and fun just because well, let’s face it, Brooklyn and I have no singing or dancing talents to bring to these people!” Teigen said. “We had to do something!”

“I’ve always had a soft spot for the military,” Decker said. “It might be because of my North Carolina upbringing where a lot of people choose that path, but I knew the USO was an integral part in supporting the military and making sure our troops are well taken care of while they serve our country. I feel that if I’m not serving, I should help to support our troops as much as possible.”

“I’m always taken aback by how young our troops are, how committed they are and the high moral standard that they are held to,” Decker said. “It’s just impressive all around. I don’t know many 20-somethings that can be that selfless.”

“It was inspiring to see firsthand the things our troops risk and leave behind to be there,” Teigen said. “I feel like this is just the beginning. When I think of tour, I think of multiple stops. This is just the first stop!”


(09/11) The Kuwait Naval Base with Chrissy Teigen

Aug 08,2012

Battleship Blu-ray Release Date, Details and Pre-Order

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Peter Berg’s Battleshiphas been cleared by Universal to set sail on Blu-ray and DVD beginning August 28.

Battleship is loosely based on the Hasbro tactical board game and stars Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard, Brooklyn Decker, Rihanna, and Liam Neeson. Costing over $200 million or more to produce, it was released theatrically in May and ultimately succumbed under the pressure of Marvel’s The Avengers with only $64.3 million in domestic box office dollars. Internationally it fared better with $300 million worldwide.

The Blu-ray of Battleship is a combo pack with DVD, UltraViolet and a digital copy, and will be presented in 1080p video and 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio with D-BOX Motion Code. Bonus features are extensive and include the following:


  • Alternate Ending Pre-visualization with commentary by Peter Berg
  • The Visual Effects of Battleship – From ground-breaking water-simulation programs to cutting-edge motion capture, see how the team at Industrial Light & Magic pushes the boundaries of visual effects to bring the aliens to life.
  • All Access with Director Peter Berg – Join director Peter Berg as he gives fans an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the making of the movie.
  • USS Missouri VIP Tour – Come aboard the historic “Mighty Mo” for an exclusive tour with director Peter Berg and actual Navy veterans as they reveal some of the coolest facts and amazing action that has graced the decks of this legendary ship.
  • Commander Pete – Watch as director Peter Berg energizes the cast and crew with his endless enthusiasm and relentless good humor.
  • With UNIVERSAL’S SECOND SCREEN, viewers canenjoy an innovative and interactive viewing experience, that allows them to control, interact and explore Battleship with groundbreaking features right on a networked tablet or computer, in synchronization with the movie on the television screen! While the movie plays, experience features such as:
    • Alien Tech 3D Model Turntable Explosions: During the movie, 3D models of the aliens and the shredder become available to the user to view at various angles. For instance, as the user turns the Regent Alien, the armor flies off in parts and then re-assembles. (Exclusive to Second Screen.)
    • All Access with Director Peter Berg: Viewers get an all access look at the making of the film featuring interviews with cast and crew.
    • Flick View: Interact with the movie, move content from the Tablet to the TV screen, and compare storyboards, animatics, and other executing content by “Flicking” them from on their tablet to their TV screen, simply by gesturing their fingers upwards on their tablets.
  • Preparing for Battle – Hear how Hollywood teamed up with the US Navy to transform a beloved board game into a big-screen blockbuster.
  • All Hands on Deck: The Cast – Witness the actors getting into the military mindset and Navy veterans having their time in the spotlight in this salute to the people at the heart of the story.
  • Engage in Battle
    • Shooting at Sea – Experience thecrew taking on the daunting challenge of shooting on the open ocean on their “soundstage at sea.”
    • All Aboard the Fleet – Cast and crew members share their experiences shooting on the ships, particularly the historic USS Missouri.
  • UltraViolet
  • Digital Copy

Click here to pre-order Battleship on Blu-ray for $24.99 at, 29% off the $34.98 list price.

May 08,2012

Brooklyn Decker & Big-Screen Love Scenes

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Brooklyn Decker may seem like the girl who has it all, but apparently not everything comes easily to the supermodel-turned-actress. According to the 24-year-old beauty, Battleship director Peter Berg made her prove she had real acting chops before giving her a highly sought after role in the Summer blockbuster. We met up with Brooklyn at the movie’s press junket at the US Naval Base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii recently to hear about the brutal audition process. Brooklyn also talked about her girl crush on Rihanna, her love scene with Taylor Kitsch, and explained to us how she handles watching her onscreen hookups when husband Andy Roddick is by her side. Check out our interview with Brooklyn and catch Battleship when it hits theaters May 18!

Apr 02,2012

Battleship Visit USS George Washington

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Actors Alexander Skarsgård, Brooklyn Decker, Rihanna and director Peter Berg from the upcoming movie Battleship visited Sailors at Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan and USS George Washington to promote the film.

Mar 30,2012

Battleship – Photocall in Madrid, Spain

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Showing some love to their Spanish fans, Taylor Kitsch and Brooklyn Decker were spotted at a photocall for their new film “Battleship” in Madrid today (March 30).

Joined by director Peter Berg, the “John Carter” hunk and the “Just Go With It” hottie hammed it up for the press at the Villamagna Hotel to plug their new movie.

As a little appetizer, Universal has released a new featurette on the iTunes Movie Trailers website with a behind-the-scenes look at the film.

Everyone from Rihanna to Brooklyn to Taylor weigh in on the flick, due to hit theaters on May 18th.



March 30 – Photocall in Madrid, Spain

Mar 28,2012

Battleship – Photocall in London, England

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The gang from Battleship dressed up today for a photocall on behalf of their Summer blockbuster at London’s Corinthia Hotel. Brooklyn Decker donned a Stella McCartney dress that is a celeb favorite — Gwyneth Paltrow wore it to an event in China, while Sienna Miller donned it on a recent British Vogue cover. Rihanna was decked out in a silky dress and Taylor Kitsch looked hot in a suit.

The long promotional road is just starting for the trio ahead of the film’s release on May 18. Brooklyn, though, has already been making the rounds for nearly a week. She and Taylor were in Hamburg, Germany, a few days ago, along with director Peter Berg. Brooklyn was also in LA for WonderCon, and attended a panel with the movie’s other leading man Alexander Skarsgard. Between all the work, Brooklyn’s found time to shop. She recently tweeted a photo of her idea of heaven, the candy selection at Harrods!

source: Popsugar

Brooklyn Decker was basking in the sunshine on the rooftop of The Corinthia Hotel in London this afternoon for the photocall for her latest movie ‘Battleship’.

The blonde beauty donned a piece from the Stella McCartney Spring 2012 collection.

This is surprising considering so many have tried and failed; in most cases miserably.

On Brooklyn the verdict is not bad.

I don’t love the dress because I still can’t get past the black-and-white embroidery plus the mesh panels, but with her hair styled like the runway model and for keeping the look clean, she fairs better than the rest.

My only criticism is the shoes.

They should’ve been simpler. I’m not a fan of the criss-cross detail against the prints and all that detail on the dress.


Rihanna and Brooklyn Decker are all smiles at a photo call for their new movie, Battleship, held at the Corinthia Hotel on Wednesday (March 28) in London, England.

The ladies, both 24, were joined by co-star Taylor Kitsch and the film’s director, Peter Berg.

Brooklyn got a little time to herself yesterday and shared a funny photo of herself at Harrods with a few lollipops!

FYI: Brooklyn is wearing Stella McCartney.

Source: Just Jared


March 28 – Photocall in London, England