The fledgling Paramount Players division has hired writer-director Nick Stoller, the writer-director behind films including 'The Muppets and Neighbors,' has been brought on board to work on the script for the project, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
The live-action take is said to center on Dora, not as a 7-year-old like on the TV series but now a teenager who moves to the city live with her cousin Diego.
The details of the movie are being kept under wraps.
'Dora the Explorer' was a massive series hit for Nickelodeon, running from 2000-2014 with 172 episodes aired.
The show centered on a young Latina girl who went on adventures around the world, along with her monkey, Boots, facing quests and riddles. (ANI)