WATCH: See the garden gnomes’ quest to solve a London mystery in the first trailer of “Sherlock Gnomes”


Paramount Pictures has released the first trailer for the new James McAvoy-Emily Blunt-Johnny Depp animated comedy Sherlock Gnomes opening in Philippine cinemas in March 2018.

The beloved garden gnomes Gnomeo and Juliet are back for a whole new adventure in London. Arriving in the city with their friends and family, their greatest concern is readying up their garden for the spring season. However, they soon find out that someone is taking garden gnomes all around London. When Gnomeo and Juliet come home to discover that everyone in their backyard is missing — there is 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 fun-filled 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.

Sherlock Gnomes is based on Characters by Rob Sprackling & John Smith and Andy Riley & Kevin Cecil and Keely Asbury and Steve Hamilton Shaw. Story by Andy Riley-& Kevin Cecil and Emily Dee Cook & Kathy Greenberg. Screenplay by Ben Zazove and Directed by John Stevenson.

Sherlock Gnomes is distributed in the Philippines by United International Pictures through Columbia Pictures.