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Sherlock Gnomes | March 23 2018 | Gnomeo and Juliet sequel. Johnny Depp will voice lead character. McAvoy and Blunt will return.

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Andy Riley and Kevin Cecil, who wrote the first film, are writing the movie. Elton John is in the middle of composing new songs for the movie. Elton's production company, Rocket Pictures, is producing the movie with Elton executive producing. Production begins this fall, in the midst of selecting a director. The original's director Kelly Asbury will be a creative consultant.

Synopsis: When gnomes start disappearing from the suburban gardens of England, Gnomeo, Juliet and friends enlist the help of Sherlock Gnomes, ‘the greatest ornamental detective,’ to track the culprit. Unfortunately, Sherlock is neither as brilliant nor as insightful as his human counterpart, and as the crimes against gnomanity continue, the threat to their world becomes bigger than they ever imagined.

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With a more absurd pun in the title, will it really sell as well?I haven't seen the first one and don't really care to. Doesn't mean I think it looks bad. Nor am I saying this will be and/or look bad.I'm just petrified of more of the inevitable pun-filled marketing.

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It has the Hoodwinked 2 vibe but you know it can still surprise us if they get a good release date like the first one did, the budget should be minimal.

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Johnny Depp is set to voice the lead role in the animated movie “Sherlock Gnomes,” which is a sequel to the 2011 hit “Gnomeo and Juliet,” it was announced Friday.


James McAvoy and Emily Blunt will return for the sequel, which hails from Paramount Animation and MGM. The original movie grossed nearly $200 million worldwide. Produced by Elton John‘s Rocket Pictures, the film takes place after a string of garden gnome disappearances in London, as Gnomeo and Juliet look to legendary detective Sherlock Gnomes to solve the case.


John Stevenson (“Kung Fu Panda”) will direct ‘Sherlock Gnomes,” which Paramount Animation and MGM will release on Jan. 12, 2018 over MLK weekend. - See more at: http://www.thewrap.com/johnny-depp-to-voice-lead-in-sherlock-gnomes-sequel-to-gnomeo-and-juliet/#.dpuf



It's time for some unfinished business.


Gnomeo and Juliet

Domestic Total Gross: $99,967,670

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