Stevenson To Helm “Sherlock Gnomes”

John Stevenson (“Kung Fu Panda”) is set to direct the 3D animated “Gnomeo and Juliet” sequel “Sherlock Gnomes” for Rocket Pictures says Deadline.

The story centers on the characters from the first movie enlisting the help of a famous gnome-detective in solving the sinister disappearance of gnomes from the suburban gardens of England.

Andy Riley and Kevin Cecil are back on scripting duties while Elton John and David Furnish will produce. John is currently writing original music for the movie, and filming begins early next year.