Eva Longoria boards Paramount’s ‘Dora the Explorer’ movie

US actress Eva Longoria, who is going to star in Dora the Explorer, poses as she arrives for the screening of the film ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’ at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival. (AFP Relaxnews pic)

The film, based on the popular kid’s cartoon character from the Nickelodeon TV series, stars Isabela Moner is starring as the titular character of Dora, with Longoria now attached to play her mother, Elena.

The picture is currently in production in Australia with James Bobin in the director’s seat and Eugenio Derbez, Micke Moreno, Nicholas Coombe, Madeleine Madden, Adriana Barraza and Temuera Morrison rounding out the cast.

Based on Dora, a girl who has spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, the film plot follows her journey on entering high school and is set to bow in cinemas on August 2, 2019 (via The Hollywood Reporter).