Universal Pictures has announced that Twilight star Taylor Lautner will play the title character in the studio’s upcoming movie based on Hasbro’s popular toy Stretch Armstrong. The Stretch Armstrong movie, which will be in 3-D, is set to be released in 2012.

Universal also announced that it has moved the release date of the action-adventure movie based on Battleship to May 25, the Friday of Memorial Day weekend 2012. The movie was originally slated for July 2011.