Executive Produced by Elton John with his partner David Furnish Producing, the film is Directed by Kelly Asbury who is known for his direction on Oscar-nominated films Shrek 2 in 2004 and Spirit – Stallion of the Cimarron from 2002.
The voices, in this animation, are provided by James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Michael Caine, Jason Statham, Maggie Smith, Patrick Stewart, Ashley Jensen, Stephen Merchant, Matt Lucas, Jim Cummings, Julie Walters, Richard Wilson and Ozzy Osbourne!
The greatest love story ever told, starring…garden gnomes? In “Gnomeo & Juliet,” Shakespeare’s revered tale gets a comical, off-the-wall makeover. Directed by Kelly Asbury (co-director of “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 a happy ending?
US and Canada release February 11, 2011
UK release February 11, 2011
Australia release February 17, 2011