Ever wondered what happens when two garden gnomes fall in love? Well wonder no more as Gnomeo and Juliet is almost upon us. And here’s a new feature to show us a bit more about our love-struck protagonists.
Based on the classic Shakespearian tragedy this animated version takes proceedings to the garden. Add a splash of comedy, a dash of Elton John and we’ve the makings of a very interesting movie.
The movie has assembled quite a voice cast with James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Michael Caine, Maggie Smith, Jason Statham, Patrick Stewart, Ashley Jensen, Stephen Merchant, Matt Lucas, Jim Cummings, Julie Walters, Richard Wilson, Ozzy Osbourne, Dolly Parton and Hulk Hogan all lending their vocals.
The greatest love story ever told, starring…garden gnomes? In the upcoming “Gnomeo & Juliet,” Shakespeare’s revered tale gets a comical, off-the-wall makeover. Directed by Kelly Asbury (“Shrek 2”) and showcasing both classic and original songs by Elton John, the film features the voices of James McAvoy and Emily Blunt as Gnomeo and Juliet, who have as many obstacles to overcome as their quasi namesakes when they are caught up in a feud between neighbors. But with plastic pink flamingos and thrilling lawnmower races in the mix, can this young couple find lasting happiness?