Lorenzo Thomas is at the big premiere of Dora the Lost City of Gold, speaking with stars Eva LongoriaIsabela Moner, and Eugenio Derbez about the film.

Eva Longoria discusses the fan demographic she expects to flock the live action remake of the childhood classic, Dora and the Lost City of Gold. Dora, the children's entertainment icon, is coming back into the mainstream after nearly two decades from the franchise's birth.

Eva explains that Dora is a role model for young Latin American girls, inspiring them to explore goals, and grow into empowered young women. On the importance of this film, Eva comments:

"It's a really great message that the movie gives about being authentic to yourself, and being brave and intelligent is cool."

Dora and the Lost City of Gold is set in high school and gives young girls a hopeful vision for their future as young adults.  This movie serves as a time jump, taking place several years after the animated television series.

Even as a sixteen year-old girl, Dora is still as adventurous and brave as ever. Dora must return to the jungle to save her parents, and the movie's plot excitably kicks off. 

Isabela Moner, the actress who plays Dora, compares the jungle to the struggles of the high school experience:

"Which one's worse? I don't know."

Next, Lorenzo picks up the conversation with Eugenio Derbez, who plays the tour guide. Ironically, Eugenio's character Alejandro is not the best tour guide, and isn't much help on Dora's journey. Clueless, Alejandro is pretty much just along for the ride. 

When reflection his character, Eugenio adds jokingly (or not so jokingly): 

"Thank god I'm with her because I would've died."

The conversation segues into a chat about the production of the film. Eugenio and Lorenzo specifically talk about the use of CGI (or lack thereof). It turns out there wasn't any! Aside from a small amount of green screen usage, the film is mostly real.

Be sure to check out Dora and the Lost City of Gold Friday August 9th in theaters!

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