Cast enlists in Battle: Los Angeles

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Dec 14, 2012, 3:54 PM EST

Michelle Rodriguez, Michael Pena and Bridget Moynahan have been recruited to join Columbia's sci-fi action movie Battle: Los Angeles, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The sci-fi actioner, directed by Jonathan Liebesman and produced by Original Film's Neal Moritz, stars Aaron Eckhart and is set to begin production in the fall.

Battle revolves around a Marine staff sergeant (Eckhart) and his new platoon's battle against an alien invasion on the streets of Los Angeles.

Rodriguez will play Cpl. Adriana Santos, a member of a radio battalion.

Pena plays the father of a boy the Marines find along the way, and Moynahan plays a veterinarian.