sherlock2An action-detective movie with a strong dose of comedy, the sequel to the worldwide 3D animated hit that grossed $200M worldwide (“Gnomeo & Juliet”), featuring all the favorite characters with a few new additions…


Sherlock Gnomes follows the popular characters from the first movie as they try and solve the mysterious and sinister disappearance of gnomes from the suburban gardens of England.


John Stevenson (Kung Fu Panda) is attached to direct and the animated production will feature new songs by Elton John and Bernie Taupin.


“I’m delighted to be joining the Rocket Pictures team for Sherlock Gnomes,” said Stevenson. “The first movie established a hugely appealing world and characters, and I’m excited by the challenge to build on this and deliver a blockbuster action movie, gnome-style…”


Stevenson directed the award-winning DreamWorks Animation feature Kung Fu Panda, which earned nearly $635 million in worldwide box office. Kung Fu Panda was nominated for Academy and Golden Globe awards for Best Animated Feature and also won 10 Annie Awards, including for Best Animated Feature.