is in talks to direct a big screen adaptation of Hasbro's board game Battleship
for Universal Pictures. Brother screenwriting team Jon
and Erich Hoeber
have signed on to write the script, which is said to be "an epic naval action adventure" loosely inspired by the game. Universal seems to have a multi-picture development deal with Hasbro/Milton Bradley.
Twilight star Robert Pattinson
, while on break from