The live action Dora the Explorer film has landed a big name to add to its impressive cast.


According to Deadline, actor Benicio del Toro has been cast as the voice of the villain Swiper the Fox in the film based on the Nickelodeon animated series.

Dora the Explorer is being described as a Goonies-style adventure that sees a high school bound Dora teaming up with her sidekick Boots the Monkey and other friends to solve the mystery of a lost Inca civilization as she searches for her missing parents.


Benicio del Toro is known for his roles in films like The Usual Suspects, Sicario, Guardians of the Galaxy and most recently Avengers Infinity War and Star Wars the Last Jedi. He will join fellow stars Isabela Moner, Michael Pena, Eva Longoria and Temuera Morrison in the film which has already finished filming in Australia.

Dora the Explorer is set to hit theaters August 2, 2019.

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