First Look at Mary J. Blige in Her First Animated Role for ‘Sherlock Gnomes’

Two-time Academy Award nominee for MudboundMary J. Blige, is gearing up to debut her first animated feature film role in upcoming film Sherlock Gnomes, the sequel to 2011’s Gnomeo and Julie

The animated feature revolves around Gnomeo & Juliet who look to legendary detective Sherlock Gnomes to solve the case of their missing friends and family after a string of garden gnome disappearances in London.

Blige voices the character of Irene Adler, a porcelain doll who is in control of her dollhouse. Sherlock finds himself needing his once engaged lover, Irene’s help and she winds up showing him what he’s been missing through an outstanding musical performance and original song ‘Stronger’ written by Elton John in the film. Along with her sassiness and charm, Irene gets her chance to show her multi-faceted fashion pieces.

In addition to voicing Irene, Blige sings the song “Stronger,” in the film written by the legendary Elton John.

Alongside Blige, the film’s characters are voiced byMichael Caine, Maggie Smith, Stephen Merchant and Ozzy Osbourne, James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, and Chiwetel Ejiofor

The film hits theaters this Friday, March 23, so be sure to check it out!




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