Marley & Me & Alan Arkin

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Move over, The Kite Runner.

You aren't the only recent popular book to be remade into a movie.

John Grogan's bestseller Marley & Me is set for a big screen adaptation. It will star Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston and, as just announced, Alan Arkin.

Marley & Me Picture

The plot revolves around a Philadelphia newspaper columnist that decides to adopt a dog with his wife. The Labrador retriever turns out to be a destructive handful.

Arkin will be playing the editor of the newspaper, as the film begins shooting this month.

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