Saturday, February 5, 2011

Gnomeo and Juliet Premiere Feb 11 & Toronto Family Day Event

From a media release - film release & Family Day:

Toronto Family Day Event Update:
Camera call time: 8:30am – To break the record, call time for all participants is 8:30am. At 9:45am, we will break the record followed by the free screening.

eOne Films presents

A Film By Kelly Ashbury
Executive Produced by Elton John
Produced by Baker Bloodworth, Steve Hamilton Shaw, and David Furnish
Songs by Elton John and Bernie Taupin, with special guests Lady Gaga and Nelly Furtado

Opens in Canada on Friday, February 11th, 2011
Then get ready for a shedload of fun on February 21st!

In the upcoming Gnomeo & Juliet , Shakespeare’s revered story gets a comic make-over.  Directed by Kelly Asbury (Shrek 2) and featuring both classic and original songs by Elton John. Gnomeo (voice of James McAvoy) and Juliet (voice of Emily Blunt) have as many obstacles to overcome as their namesakes… but with plastic pink flamingoes and thrilling lawnmower races in the mix, can these star-crossed lovers avoid tragedy and find a happy ending?

In Toronto, eOne Films has planned an event you will want to capture!

eOne Films invites you to join us as we attempt to break the Guinness World Records for the largest gathering of people dressed as garden gnomes.
An official judicator will be present!

FAMILY DAY IN TORONTO - Monday, February 21st, 2011
• AMC Theatre, Yonge and Dundas – 10 Dundas St E, Toronto, Ontario

The first 400 people to arrive in costume will receive a free ticket to our activities and morning screening of GNOMEO AND JULIET in 3D. Initial time was given as 9:30am, but that is subject to confirmation (I'll let you know as soon as they let me know).

There will be family–friendly activities beforehand.

Check out the trailer below - and you can play some GNOME games at

Gnomeo & Juliet Trailer 2 from eOne Films on Vimeo.

Running time: 84 minutes
FUN FACT: Part of the film was animated right here in Canada!  STARZ ANIMATION in Toronto served as one of studios where much of the film was made.

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