Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
A hilarious twist on William Shakespeare's legendary tale Romeo & Juliet as you've never seen it before and perfect for the whole family. Enter the secret world of garden gnomes and meet two adorable gnomes from completely different worlds who fight the odds to be together. This out- of-the-ordinary animated comedy features fun, all-new music by Sir Elton John.
Gnomeo and Juliet arrives on DVD, Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D May 24th! Press release and trailer below.
Gnomeo and Juliet Trailer
FEATURING NEW MUSIC FROM SIR ELTON JOHN
Fall In Love With This Fresh And Funny Take On One
Of The World's Most Timeless Stories
Gnomeo and Juliet
Releases on Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD, Movie Download & On-Demand May 24th
Only On Blu-ray For Fans To Enjoy: Two Really Cute Alternate Endings, Two Alternate Openings, Six Deleted Scenes and More!
Burbank, Calif., April 1, 2011 – This coming summer to the U.S., don't miss the chance to bring home Gnomeo and Juliet - the hilarious twist on William Shakespeare's legendary tale Romeo & Juliet as you've never seen it before, perfect for the whole family. Enter the secret world of garden gnomes and meet two adorable gnomes from completely different worlds who fight the odds to be together. From a director of Shrek 2, and featuring fun, all-new music by Sir Elton John, the out- of-the-ordinary animated comedy Gnomeo and Juliet releases on Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD, Movie Download and On-Demand – May 24, 2011.
Uniquely packaged with families' top of mind, Gnomeo and Juliet will be made available for purchase by Walt Disney Studios as either a 3-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray 3D + DVD with Digital Copy), a 2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray 2D + DVD) and/or a 1-Disc DVD. Disney Blu-ray Combo Packs provide families with an enhanced entertainment experience – with the value and flexibility to enjoy your favorite movies on a variety of platforms of choice.
And for those who enjoy to learn more about the making of the film, Gnomeo and Juliet discs come enclosed with never-before-seen bonus features including "Elton Builds A Garden," "Frog talk with Ashley Jensen,", "Crocodile Rock Music Video featuring Elton John and Nelly Furtado." And for those who purchase the Blu-ray Disc, it includes hours of extra exclusive bonus features including alternate endings, deleted scenes and more.
"Makes you smile from start to finish." Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times
Gnomeo and Juliet is brought to life by the extraordinary voices of Golden Globe nominee James McAvoy (The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe) as Gnomeo; Emily Blunt (The Devil Wears Prada) as Juliet; Academy Award winner Michael Caine (Inception) as Lord Redbrick; Jason Statham (The Trasnsporter franchise) as Tybalt; Ashley Jensen (TV's Ugly Betty) as Nanette; Patrick Stewart (X-Men franchise) as William Shakespeare; Ozzy Osbourne (TV's The Osbournes) as Fawn and Maggie Smith (Harry Potter franchise) as Lady Blueberry.
"It's family-friendly fun." Ashley Muldoon, OK! Magazine
DVD & Movie Download:
• Elton Builds a Garden
• Frog Talk with Ashley Jensen
• "Crocodile Rock" Music Video, featuring Elton John and Nelly Furtado
• DVD Bonus plus:
• 2 Alternate Endings with Filmmaker Introductions
• Deleted & Alternate Scenes with Filmmaker Introductions, including:
* 1 Alternate Opening
* 1 Alternate Scene
* 6 Deleted Scenes
• The Fawn of Darkness, featuring Ozzy Osbourne
From a director of Shrek 2 comes your chance to step into the secret world of garden gnomes — Gnomeo and Juliet. Perfect for the whole family, this fresh and funny makeover of one of the world's most timeless stories features music from Sir Elton John, and the voice talents of Emily Blunt, James McAvoy and Sir Michael Caine. Caught up in a feud between neighbors, Gnomeo and Juliet must overcome as many obstacles as their namesakes. But with flamboyant pink flamingos and epic lawnmower races, can this young couple find lasting happiness? Complete with hilarious never-before-seen bonus features, Gnomeo and Juliet is an out-of-the-ordinary animated comedy your entire family will love. We just gnome it!
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Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
April 5, 2011, 10:13 am - PR
Keywords: animated, kids