Dora The Explorer Parent Guide
News About "Dora The Explorer"
Paramount Players is creating a live-action movie version of Nickelodeon’s children’s animated TV series. These studios are working with Walden Media.
The title character, Dora the Explorer, will be played by 17-year-old Isabela Moner (Transformers: The Last Knight). Newcomer Micke Moreno will take on the role of Dora's cousin Diego and Adriana Barraza (Thor, The 33) stars as Dora’s grandma, Abuelita Valerie. Other cast members attached to the production include Eugenio Derbez (Overboard), Nicholas Coombe (Midnight Sun), Madeleine Madden (Tidelands) and Temuera Morrison (Moana).
Early plot details reveal Dora will be exploring a strange new world: High School. As her early life was spent in the jungle, this new environment presents unusual problems for the teen. Nonetheless, the plucky Latina soon finds herself on an adventure to save her parents and uncover a lost civilization. Along the way she makes new friends while staying close to old pals.
The film will be shot on-location in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. James Bobin (The Muppets, Muppets Most Wanted) will direct and Kristin Burr (Christopher Robin) will produce. Executive producers include John G. Scotti (The Muppets, Muppets Most Wanted, Alice Through the Looking Glass), Julia Pistor (The Spiderwick Chronicles) and Eugenio Derbez.172 episodes of Dora the Explorer ran on TV for fourteen seasons (2000-2014) on Viacom’s children’s cable network. Paramount Pictures is a subsidiary of Viacom. Nickelodeon is part of the Viacom Media Network, also a division of Viacom.
Cast and Crew
Dora The Explorer is directed by James Bobin and stars Isabela Moner, Eugenio Derbez, Madeleine Madden .