Sunday, June 23, 2019

First Look at Swiper the Fox in 'Dora and the Lost City of Gold'

Paramount Pictures has unveiled a first-look at the CG-animated Swiper the fox from Dora and the Lost City of Gold, Paramount Players and Nickelodeon Movies' upcoming live-action Dora the Explorer movie inspired based on Nickelodeon's beloved animated preschool series of the same name! In the film, Swiper is voiced by Benicio del Toro (Sicario: Day of the Soldado, Avengers: Infinity War).

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The appearance of Swiper has been met with mostly positive reviews, Twitter users saying that he looks better than Sonic from the upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog movie, which due to a largely critical response from fans, have made the producers redesign the character for the movie.

In the popular Dora TV series, Swiper appeared in nearly every episode to steal Dora's hard-won artifacts. The pint-sized adventurer then uttered one of the show's signature catchphrases, uttered three times, "Swiper, no swiping." Whenever Swiper is been caught in the act, he utters his iconic catchphrase, "Oh, man!". Swiper is voiced by Marc Weiner (Weinerville, Figure It Out) in the series, who will also star in the movie as the voice of Map!

Dora and the Lost City of Gold is released in movie theatres across the U.S.A. on Friday, August 9, 2019, followed by a worldwide roll-out soon after.

In Dora and the Lost City of Gold, having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, nothing could prepare Dora (Isabela Moner) for her most dangerous adventure ever – High School. Always the explorer, Dora quickly finds herself leading Boots (her best friend, a monkey, voiced by Danny Trejo), Diego (Jeffrey Wahlberg), a mysterious jungle inhabitant (Eugenio Derbez), and a rag tag group of teens on a live-action adventure to save her parents (Eva Longoria, Michael Peña) and solve the impossible mystery behind a lost city of gold.

Dora and the Lost City of Gold is directed by James Bobin, produced by Christopher Robin producer Kristin Burr, who is joined by longtime Bobin associate, executive producer John G. Scotti (The Muppets, Muppets Most Wanted, Alice Through the Looking Glass) as well as executive producers Julia Pistor (The Spiderwick Chronicles, A Series of Unfortunate Events) and Eugenio Derbez. Tom Wheeler wrote the story, and Nicholas Stoller and Matthew Robinson penned the screenplay. Walden Media is co-financing and co-producing the film with Paramount.

11-time Emmy and four-time BAFTA nominee director James Bobin (Alice Through the Looking Glass) has assembled a cast of diverse superstars to star in the movie, including: Isabela Moner (100 Things to Do Before High School, Legends of the Hidden Temple, Transformers: The Last Knight) as Dora, Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives, Overboard) and Michael Peña, who play the parents of the titular character; Eugenio Derbez (Overboard, Instructions Not Included; How to Be A Latin Lover), who plays Alejandro, a mysterious jungle inhabitant who tries to protect the teenagers from the marauders; Jeffrey Wahlberg (Future World, Ballers, Counterpart, Reefa) in the role of cousin Diego; Nicholas Coombe (Spy Kids: Mission Control, Midnight Sun) as Randy, a fellow high schooler who develops an immediate crush on Dora; Madeleine Madden (Picnic at Hanging Rock, Tidelands) as the school’s snooty class president, Sammy; Academy Award nominee Adriana Barraza (Babel, Amores Perros, Thor, The 33) as Dora’s grandma, Abuelita Valerie; Temuera Morrison (Green Lantern, Moana), who will play the role of Powell; Q’orianka Kilcher (The Alienist), who will play Inca Princess Kawillaka; Pia Miller (Home and Away) as Dora's aunt Mami; Madelyn Miranda, who portrays Young Dora; Benicio del Toro as the voice of Swiper the fox, Danny Trejo as the voice of Boots the Monkey; and Marc Weiner (Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go!, Dora and Friends: Into the City, Weinerville) as the voice of Map.

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