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Transformers' Isabela Moner Lands Lead in 'Dora The Explorer' Movie

Transformers' Isabela Moner Lands Lead in 'Dora The Explorer' Movie

Isabela Moner has just been cast in the upcoming Dora The Explorer movie.

Deadline reports that the 16-year-old former Transformers actress has booked the title role of the upcoming, live-action movie.

The movie is centered on teenage Dora – accompanied by her best friend, the monkey Boots, and her cousin Diego – on an adventure. James Bobin will direct the movie.

“I’m honored and excited to bring Dora to life,” Isabela shared in a statement. “I grew up watching the show, and for me, especially as a Latina, Dora was an amazing role model – she is a strong, adventurous and fun-loving girl. I can’t wait to put on the backpack and begin her next adventure!”

The Dora The Explorer movie will shoot in Queensland, Australia, is set for an August 2nd, 2019 release.

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