Say “Backpack” kids, because it’s time for some exploring!
The live-action “Dora the Explorer” movie has a pair of new posters that have also revealed the new title for the film, “Dora and the Lost City of Gold.” And we’ve also got a first look at Dora’s pal monkey Boots and her trusty Backpack.
Isabela Moner, who was last seen in “Instant Family” and “Sicario: Day of the Soldado,” stars as a teenage version of the cartoon Nickelodeon hero. She’s out to save her parents and discover the secret of a lost city of gold in a new adventure. Here’s the full synopsis:
Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, nothing could prepare Dora (Isabela Moner) for her most dangerous adventure ever – High School. Always the explorer, Dora quickly finds herself leading Boots (her best friend, a monkey), Diego (Jeffrey Wahlberg), a mysterious jungle inhabitant (Eugenio Derbez), and a rag tag group of teens on a live-action adventure to save her parents (Eva Longoria, Michael Peña) and solve the impossible mystery behind a lost city of gold.
“Dora and the Lost City of Gold” opens Aug. 2, and a trailer for the film will debut during the Nickelodeon “Kids’ Choice Awards” on Saturday.
Eugenio Derbez, Michael Peña, Eva Longoria, Adriana Barraza, Temuera Morrison, Jeffrey Wahlberg, Nicholas Coombe, Madeleine Madden and Danny Trejo star, and Benicio Del Toro provides the voice for Swiper the Fox.
“Dora and the Lost City of Gold” comes from Paramount Players and Nickelodeon Movies. It’s directed by James Bobin. Tom Wheeler wrote the story, and Nicholas Stoller and Matthew Robinson penned the screenplay. Kristin Burr is producing, and Julia Pistor, Eugenio Derbez, John G. Scotti are executive producing.
See the new posters below: