Michael Pena has closed a deal to join the live-action feature based on the popular animated Nickelodeon TV series “Dora the Explorer” for Paramount Players, Nickelodeon and Walden Media.
Pena will play Dora’s father, and joins Eva Longoria as the parents of the titular character. In the film Dora (Isabela Moner) is a girl who has spent most of her life exploring the jungle with them, but now must navigate her most dangerous adventure yet: high school.
Eugenio Derbez, Micke Moreno, Nicholas Coombe, Madeleine Madden, Adriana Barraza and Temuera Morrison co-star and the project is currently filming in Queensland with James Bobin directing and Kristin Burr producing. The project is targeting an August 2nd 2019 release.
Source: Heat Vision