John Grogan's bestseller Marley & Me is set for a big screen adaptation starring both Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston. According to Variety, Alan Arkin has also joined the true-life comedy.

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.

The film begins shooting this month.