Welcome to Captain's Log -- your (semi) daily round-up of sci-fi randomness from around the web. Here's what's happening:

Latino Review reports that the battleships in Peter Berg's big-screen adaptation of the popular board game Battleship will not be battling other battleships in the movie, but will instead be fighting aliens.

David Goyer has told MTV that Ghost Rider 2 will not be a reboot, but take place 8 years after the original and get a change in tone.

The site also grabs a sneak peek at Zack Whedon's Dr. Horrible comic prequel.

Have you played The Road game yet? [Quiet Earth]

Fringe hit a "serious low" this week, falling 23% according to The Hollywood Reporter's Live Feed.

Roland Emmerich tells Cinema Blend that Independence Day 2 is coming now that Obama's in the office. He didn't want to make it during Bush's years in office.

John Cusack tells io9 he'd like to star in Preacher.