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CD premiere of Paramount adventure film scored by John Debney & Germaine Franco! Paramount Pictures presents live-action family adventure feature drawn from popular Nickelodeon Dora The Explorer cartoon series. Rapidly rising young actor/singer Isabela Moner plays Dora, Eva Longoria, Michael Pena, Joey Vieira, Danny Trejo are amongst numerous other performers lending their talents, Nicholas Stoller & Matthew Robinson script, James Bobin directs. Having grown up in Peruvian jungle, Dora heads to LA at protective parents behest once the titular Lost City of Gold has been located. Initial adventures find Dora acclimating with difficulty to high school life but soon finding tougher challenges when she and her several imaginary friends are kidnapped. Back to the jungle she lands, with her family missing and adventures with friends and villains ensuing. Composing team of John Debney & Germaine Franco zero in on action and adventure elements with orchestral score replete with rousing ideas for variety of pursuits, chases, kidnappings, mercenaries, quicksand dangers, Inca ruins and more… all with ample doses of humor. Score is also available in digital format but Intrada CD additionally features closing production number "Hooray! We Did It" performed by cast, written by Bret McKenzie as a CD bonus! Score recorded at AIR STUDIOS in London by Nick Wollage, mixed by Simon Rhodes. John Ashton Thomas, Tommy Laurence, Geoff Lawson orchestrate, Gavin Greenaway conducts, John Debney & Germaine Franco compose. Terrific fun!