They go on to say, "Audiences everywhere are feeling the love for Marley over the holiday weekend. U.S. moviegoers responded in staggering numbers to the Christmas Day opening of Marley & Me, with the family film chewing up the box-office with a record-breaking $14.75 Million -- the largest Christmas Day opening in motion picture history.
Fox Distribution President Bruce Snyder said, 'These are phenomenal holiday numbers, breaking all records for a Christmas Day opening. Audiences of all ages and demographics are laughing, crying, and responding with their love of the film in staggering numbers. Marley & Me truly is the definition of a ‘feel good movie’ and families are finding that the film brings them closer together.'
"Marley & Me tells the heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family in the making and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life. Starring Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Eric Dane, and Alan Arkin and directed by David Frankel, based on the best selling book of the same title by John Grogan."
IMTA alumni Haley Bennett plays Lisa in the hit film! Haley competed at the 2001 IMTA Convention where she was noticed by several agents and managers who were there scouting for new talent. Her first big movie was Music and Lyrics where she acted and sang! She starred in the recently released Halloween thriller The Haunting of Molly Hartley with Chace Crawford.
Be sure to catch Haley in the holiday hit, Marley & Me!