Sherlock Gnomes Trailer: A Look at Johnny Depp’s Detective

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Sherlock Gnomes Trailer: A Look at Johnny Depp's Detective

Sherlock Gnomes Trailer: A look at Johnny Depp’s detective

MGM, Paramount Pictures and Rocket Pictures have released the trailer for the animated children’s film Sherlock Gnomes, the sequel to 2011’s sleeper hit Gnomeo and Juliet. Check out the Sherlock Gnomes trailer below for a first look at Johnny Depp’s title detective!

The beloved garden gnomes from Gnomeo and Juliet are back for a whole new adventure in London. When Gnomeo and Juliet first arrive in the city with their friends and family, their biggest concern is getting their new garden ready for spring. However, they soon discover that someone is kidnapping garden gnomes all over London. When Gnomeo and Juliet return home to find that everyone in their garden is missing – there’s only one gnome to call… Sherlock Gnomes. The famous detective and sworn protector of London’s garden gnomes arrives with his sidekick Watson to investigate the case. The mystery will lead our gnomes on a rollicking adventure where they will meet all new ornaments and explore an undiscovered side of the city.

This action-packed sequel features the voices of returning cast, James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Michael Caine, Maggie Smith, Stephen Merchant and Ozzy Osbourne, plus Johnny Depp as Sherlock Gnomes, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Watson and Mary J. Blige as Irene.

Kung Fu Panda helmer John Stevenston directed the film from a screenplay by Andy Riley and Kevin Cecil. The first film’s director, Kelly Asbury, serves as creative consultant. As in the original, Sherlock Gnomes will feature new music by Elton John.

Sherlock Gnomes will be released in theaters on March 23, 2018.