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Lakeshore Records will release the soundtrack for MARLEY & ME, based on the best selling autobiographical book by John Grogan, available via iTunes, Amazon Digital, and in stores now. The soundtrack contains original music composed by Teddy Shapiro (Tropic Thunder, Blades of Glory, The Devil Wears Prada).
Teddy Shapiro is a composer for film, television and the concert stage. BBC Music Magazine, in 1997, said of Shapiro, "At 25, he's had performances at Carnegie Hall and on MTV - part of the new group of composers who can work in both places."
Shapiro received his B.A. in music from Brown University and his Masters from the famed Julliard School of Music. His concert works have been performed at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York and by the L.A. Philharmonic, Seattle Symphony, The Milwaukee Symphony, the NY Chamber Orchestra, and the Ft. Worth Symphony Orchestra.
Teddy Shapiro has developed a special talent for composing music for comedy. In 1993 he began scoring for the acclaimed TV series The State. He has also composed for the comedy films Not Another Teen Movie, 13 Going on 30, Fun With Dick And Jane, The Devil Wears Prada, You, Me and Dupree, Idiocracy, Blades of Glory, and Tropic Thunder.
John Grogan's bestselling book, about his Labrador retriever, bounds onto the screen with MARLEY & ME. Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston star as a couple who adopts the badly behaved but much-loved dog. Oscar® winner Alan Arkin costars in this comedy from director David Frankel (The Devil Wears Prada).
The film, which has dominated the box office, firmly cements the box office power of the films star, media darling Jennifer Aniston. She and Owen Wilsons' subtle, yet fine performances in this heartwarming film, shows the importance of forgiveness, family, and the power of love.
Fox 2000 Pictures and Regency Enterprises present MARLEY & ME in theaters now playing.