Walt Disney Studios announced the Elton John animated movie Gnomeo & Juliet, based on William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, is no longer in production at Walt Disney Feature Animation.

John was producing the animated musical about small star-crossed lovers through his Rocket Pictures and was engaged to write the movie's songs.

Gnomeo & Juliet was Disney's second animation collaboration with John following 1994's The Lion King which featured John's "Can You Feel the Love Tonight."