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Madeleine Madden to star in 'Dora the Explorer' movie

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

Australian Madeleine has grabbed a role in Players' movie "the Explorer".

The film based on the animated series "Dora", also cast actors and Eugenio Derbez, reported hollywoodreporter.com.

"Dora" was a Nickelodeon series that aired its 172 episodes from 2000 to 2014. It centred on a young American Latina, who along with her monkey, Boots, faces riddles and characters such as a thieving fox named Swiper as she went on quests.

is starring as Dora, with the movie version updating the character into a teenager. will play Dora's friend, whom she meets in high school.

Helmed by James Robin, the film is scheduled to release on August 2, 2019.

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First Published: Thu, August 02 2018. 14:58 IST
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