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MGM Casts Johnny Depp for Sherlock Gnomes

Paramount Animation and MGM has recently cast Johnny Depp for the titular role in the upcoming CG animated film Sherlock Gnomes. The film is a sequel to CG animated indie sleeper hit Gnomeo and Juliet, which came from Elton John’s Rocket Pictures. Sherlock Gnolmes is scheduled for a January 12, 2018 release. Depp will be joining returning cast members James McAvoy (Gnomeo) and Emily Blunt ...

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X-Men: Apocalypse May Feature a Bald James McAvoy

One of the key defining aspects of Professor X is that he’s bald. It’s a bit shallow, but yes. When people say Professor X, you imagine a bald man on a floating chair. In the first two films in the rebooted X-Men series, James McAvoy managed to work the role effectively despite sporting a full head of hair, mainly because he’s portraying Charlex Xavier in his heady…erm…younger days and ...

Gnomeo and Juliet hit Blu-ray and DVD
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Gnomeo and Juliet hit Blu-ray and DVD

Today, May 24th, marks the day where the world of animation mixes with the world of Shakespeare, as Disney brings Gnomeo and Juliet home to Blu-ray and DVD. In the secret world of garden gnomes, a feud between neighbors forces a lovestruck couple to overcome obstacles and see if love truly can conquer all. Featuring music from Sir Elton John, and the voice talents of Emily Blunt, James McAvoy ...

Gnomeo & Juliet on DVD and Blu-ray May 24th
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Gnomeo & Juliet on DVD and Blu-ray May 24th

On May 24th, the love story comes home! Gnomeo & Juliet is a modern day take on Shakespeare’s classic Romeo and Juliet story, played out by your regular, every day garden gnomes. Of course! Featuring music from famed composer Elton John, the film matches the voice talents of Emily Blunt and James McAvoy with the most timeless romantic tale of all time. Caught in a feud between ...

Valentine's Gnomeo & Juliet in theaters today
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Valentine’s Gnomeo & Juliet in theaters today

Today is a day of love. Well, of a love movie. The love day is technically this Monday, but Valentine’s Day is but a mere holiday — we’re talking about the timeless tale of real love here! Shakespeare’s immortal story of Romeo & Juliet has been told a hundred ways with a hundred variations, but we’re hard pressed to recall a version starring garden gnomes. ...

Aardman Animations helps celebrate Arthur Christmas
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Aardman Animations helps celebrate Arthur Christmas

How does Santa manage to go from house to house, all over the world, in just a single night? Well, that’s a question asked for ages that Aardman Animations hopes to answer in their upcoming holiday special, Arthur Christmas. Along with Sony Pictures Imageworks, Aardman reveals how Santa utilizes an ultra high tech operation beneath the North Pole, complete with a huge army of high-tech ...

Gnomeo and Juliet set for a February 11, 2011 release, says eOne Entertainment
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Gnomeo and Juliet set for a February 11, 2011 release, says eOne Entertainment

Occasionally, movie ideas come along that studios have to fight over. Such is the case with Gnomeo and Juliet, a 3D animated take on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet being produced by eOne Entertainment as part of Touchstone Pictures. And whom did they wrestle ownership away from? None other than Disney, legends in the field of CG toons. But as John Lasseter and the rest of the Pixar ...

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