Directed by James Bobin, Lost City of Gold will follow a high school Dora (Moner), who has spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents. Always the explorer, she quickly finds herself leading Boots -- her best friend, a monkey -- Diego (Jeffrey Wahlberg), a mysterious jungle inhabitant (Derbez), and a rag-tag group of teens to save her parents (Eva Longoria and Peña) and solve the impossible mystery behind a lost city of gold.
ET's Cassie DiLaura spoke with both Moner and Derbez individually on Saturday's orange carpet, where they teased what fans can expect from the action-adventure flick.
"You're going to watch a different Dora. It's not the same Dora that you have been watching in the cartoons," teased Derbez. "Now she is a teenager, she is beautiful, she is smart, she is powerful. She is the best example for women empowerment. This is a movie that has a lot of heart, action, adventure, but a lot of heart and humor, so you're going to laugh a lot."
Meanwhile, the leading lady told ET that this movie will be "so iconic for the Latin community." "My mom is from Peru, I am Peruvian, and the movie takes place in Peru. If you don't know about Peru, it’s a beautiful place and it doesn't get enough representation," Moner explained. "It's going to be crazy."
Dora and the Lost City of Gold arrives in theaters on Aug. 2.
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