The new Dora will be performed by a Latina actress…
This is Isabela Moner, an actress of Peruvian origin who participated in Transformers: El Último Caballero, and who will now be transformed into Dora the Explorer for her live-action version.
“We are delighted to have found our Dora in Isabela, Dora has long been a celebrated and strong hero in animated television, and like Dora, Isabela has an incredible spirit and strives for positive values ” said Brian Robbins, president of Paramount Players.
For her part, Isabela was super excited to play Dora: “I grew up watching the series and for me, especially as a Latina, Dora was a great role model, and I’m looking forward to taking the backpack and starting her next adventure.”
The animated series of Nickelodeon, in its live-action version, will be filmed in Australia, and will feature a new adventure by Dora in the company of his friend the monkey Botas and his cousin Diego, under the direction of James Bobin, and is expected to arrive to movie theaters in 2019.
What do you think of Isabela Moner as Dora the Explorer ? Are you going to see this movie?