SANTA FE, NM March 14, 2018 - Sherlock Gnomes will open in theaters nationwide on March 23, 2018. The animation movie follows 2011’s Gnomeo and Juliet. This time the world's greatest "ornamental detective,” Sherlock Gnomes, is hired to investigate why garden gnome friends are disappearing. The film features the vocal talents of Johnny Depp as Sherlock Gnomes, James McAvoy as Gnomeo, Emily Blunt as Juliet, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Gnome Watson, and also includes Mary J. Blige, Michael Caine, Maggie Smith, and Ozzy Osbourne. Elton John wrote original music for the film. Ben Allison of Bardacke Allison LLP handled the rights agreements for the picture on behalf of Conan Doyle Estate Ltd.