March 3, 2008–Eric Dane of the hit TV series “Grey's Anatomy” will co-star alongside Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston and Alan Arkin in “Marley & Me,” Fox 2000's adaptation of John Grogan's bestselling memoir, directed by David Franklin.
Wilson plays the ambitious reporter who moves with his wife (Aniston) to Miami for a newspaper job. Dane will play the journo's best friend, who suggests that the reporter adopt a puppy as a substitute for the children his wife wants to have. Marley morphs from an adorable Lab puppy into an incorrigible handful.
The movie shoots in Miami this month. Gil Netter and Karen Rosenfelt produce the film, written by Don Roos and Scott Frank.
Eric Dane's last movie was “X-Men: The Last Stand.”