The trailer for the 'Dora the Explorer' live-action movie is here & the kids will love it

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Come on, vámonos! The trailer for Dora and the Lost City of Gold is finally here and it looks epic. The show Dora the Explorer has been a favorite among kids since it premiered on Nickelodeon in 2000, and now a live-action film will be hitting theaters this summer on Friday, August 2.

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Isabela Moner will be starring as Dora, while other big names in the Latino acting world, like Eugenio Derbez and Eva Longoria, will also be joining her as part of the cast. Creating a live-action movie out of a classic cartoon can be tricky, and while expectations tend to be low for this sort of film adaptation, the trailer is making this movie look like a must-see for both parents and kids. 

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A first look of Isabela as Dora was released in August 2018.

We totally love how they found the perfect outfit for her! The movie will follow Dora as a teenager as she experiences high school for the first time while her parents go on an adventure in the jungle. 

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Isabela starred is some pretty big films and shows before this role.

Isabela starred is some pretty big films and shows before this role.

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The Peruvian-American actress has an incredible career ahead of her. Before landing this role, she started her acting career by voicing a character in Dora and Friends: Into the City! She later starred in her own Nickelodeon series 100 Things to Do Before High School, and after wrapping that, she moved on to the big screen. She starred in Instant Family, Sicario: Day of the Soldado and Transformers: The Last Knight. 

The 17-year-old is proud of her Peruvian roots.

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Isabela was so committed to her role as Dora and to knowing more about her mother's country, that she learned Quechua, the indigenous language of Peru and other areas in South America. "I'm so excited for Dora, you don’t understand. The Peruvian community is going to flip! Dora's adventures will take audiences to Machu Picchu where they'll explore the Incan culture. I had to learn Quechua to speak it in the movie because Dora is very cultured and she knows everything about everything," she previously told Forbes. "Between scenes, I'd call my great aunt in Peru to ask her about certain phrases and how to say them in Quechua."

She added: "I'm still trying to grasp the fact that Peru is finally being represented so largely in Hollywood because it never has before. This is going to be huge in every sense of the word. I’ve been trying to talk to the director about having a premiere there because it seems appropriate. If not, I’ll just go over there when it premieres so I can make it a big deal because it is a big deal."

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Eva Longoria and Michael Peña are starring as Dora's parents

Eva is playing the role of Dora's mom, Elena, and Michael is her dad. They're both adventurous like their daughter, but in the film they'll be going on a mission without her and they run into some trouble.

Eugenio Derbez also appears in the movie.

Eugenio Derbez also appears in the movie.

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The Mexican actor is playing the role of Alejandro Gutierrez, who will be helping Dora find her parents. We really love how far the actor has come in his career in Hollywood.

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Part of the film's cast attended the Kids' Choice Awards to introduce the trailer.

Part of the film's cast attended the Kids' Choice Awards to introduce the trailer.

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Isabela, Eugenio, and Michael attended the Kids' Choice Awards 2019 at the Galen Center on Saturday, March 23, in Los Angeles, California. The cast took the stage to present the premiere of the movie's trailer. 

Check out the full trailer to the movie!

It looks like such a wild ride! Can we say how cute Boots is? Actor Danny Trejo is the voice behind Dora's sidekick in the film. Benicio Del Toro will be doing the voice of Swiper. Check out Dora and the Lost City of Gold in theaters on Friday, August 2. 

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