As filming on Paramount and Walden Media’s live-action Dora the Explorer movie continues, we have word that Michael Pena (Ant-Man and the Wasp) and Eva Longoria (Dog Days) have both joined the cast of the film.
According to THR, Pena and Longoria will play Cole and Elena Marquez, the parents of Dora, who is being portrayed by Transformers: The Last Knight and Sicario: Day of the Soldado star Isabela Moner.
Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents nothing could prepare Dora for the most dangerous adventure ever – High School. Always the explorer, Dora quickly finds herself leading Boots (her best friend, a monkey), Diego, and a rag tag group of teens on a live-action adventure to save her parents and solve the impossible mystery behind a lost Inca civilization.
Dora the Explorer is set for release on August 2nd 2019, with James Bobin (The Muppets) directing a cast that includes Isabela Moner (Transformers: The Last Knight) as Dora, Jeffrey Wahlberg (Future World) as Diego, Nicholas Coombe (Midnight Sun) as Randy, Madeleine Madden (Picnic at Hanging Rock) as Sammy, Adriana Barraza (Babel) as Abuelita Valerie and Temuera Morrison (Aquaman) as Powell.