"Gnomeo & Juliet"

August 21, 2008 4:51:50 AM PDT
Elton John on board in new animation version of Shakespeare tragedy involving garden gnomes in love.

James McAvoy and Emily Blunt are in talks to star as "Gnomeo and Juliet."

It's a new animated version of the Shakespeare tragedy.

The two actors would provide voices for gnomes from rival gardens who fall in love.

Elton John is co-producing the movie which will also produce a number of his classic tunes.

Production is expected to be completed by 2010, according to reports by Reuters.