McAvoy, Blunt Are Gnomeo & Juliet; Bond Stars Got Game

What’s in a name? Well, James McAvoy and Emily Blunt are about find out, as they’re in talks to lend their voices to the title roles of Gnomeo and Juliet, a ‘tooned-up version of the Bard’s tragedy from Miramax and Elton John‘s Rocket Pictures.

Even with its comic, computer-generated spin, Gnomeo is a garden-variety adaptation of Shakespeare…sort of.

McAvoy and Blunt will play two star-crossed gnomes, whose love for each other is complicated by the fact that they’re from opposite sides of the veggie patch. [Read more…]