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Paramount+ Shares ‘Dora’ Series Trailer

Dora the Explorer returns this April with Nickelodeon Animation’s all-new 3DCG preschool show set in a fantastical rainforest. 

Paramount+ has shared the official trailer and key art for the upcoming new original 3DCG animated preschool series Dora (26x11) produced by Nickelodeon Animation. The 26-episode series streams April 12 in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Australia, with 20 episodes streaming in all Paramount+ international markets outside of France and Japan on the same day. It will also air on Nick Jr. internationally.

With all-new CG animation and imaginative character-driven storylines, the upcoming Dora series follows everyone’s favorite bilingual explorer, Dora (Diana Zermeño), and her best monkey friend, Boots (Asher Colton Spence), as they embark on epic adventures in a fantastical rainforest. Guided by trustworthy Map (Anairis Quiñones), Dora and her friends must work together to overcome many obstacles while being challenged by the sneakiest fox, Swiper (Marc Weiner).

Kathleen Herles, the original voice of Dora the Explorer, returns to the new series as Mami, and Mike Smith Rivera joins the cast as Papi. In addition to Zermeño’s role as Dora, previously announced cast members include Maria Canals-Barrera as Abuela; Danny Burstein as Grumpy Old Troll and The Fiesta Trio’s Frog and Marmoset; Katarina Sky as Backpack; Donovan Monzon-Sanders as Tico; Tandi Fomukong as Isa; Quintún Muñoz as Benny; Chris Gifford as Big Red Chicken; and Quiñones as The Fiesta Trio’s Armadillo. Featured guest stars this season include Taboo as Quickatoo and Kate del Castillo as Ale the Alebrije.

Watch the trailer:

Dora is produced by Nickelodeon Animation in Burbank, California. Rich Magallanes, Chris Gifford, and Valerie Walsh Valdes serve as executive producers. Henry Lenardin-Madden serves as co-executive producer, and Alejandro Bien-Willner serves as story editor. Marielle Kaar is Nickelodeon's executive in charge of production for the series. Chris Gifford, Valerie Walsh Valdes, and Eric Weiner created Dora The Explorer.

Nickelodeon also announced the Spring 2024 launch of Dora’s Recipe for Adventure, a new podcast for preschoolers and families, which centers on Dora and celebrates culture, food, family, and the importance of embracing oneself. The 10-episode audio series follows Dora and Boots on their exciting expeditions through the rainforest as they search for the missing ingredients for some of her family’s favorite dishes, such as caldo de piedra (stone soup), arroz con huevos (rice with eggs) and maduros (fried sweet plantains). Dora’s Recipe for Adventure will be available wherever listeners get their podcasts.

Source: Paramount+

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Debbie Diamond Sarto is news editor at Animation World Network.