Isabela Moner talks new ‘Sicario’ movie, children’s rights and playing ‘Dora the explorer’ (Via

The young actress and activist plays the daughter of a drug kingpin caught in Mexico’s escalating vortex of violence.

Isabela Moner plays the role of Isabela Reyes in 'Sicario: Day of the Soldado.'Columbia Pictures
Columbia Pictures

She’s only 16, but Isabela Moner has already had a successful career in Hollywood. From the Nickelodeon TV movie ‘Legends of the Hidden Temple,’ to a voice over performance in ‘Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature,’ Moner made the jump to the big screen playing Izabella in ‘Transformers: The Last Knight.’ This year, she stars opposite Benicio del Toro and Josh Brolin in ‘Sicario: Day of the Soldado,’which opens in theaters June 29th. The sequel to 2015’s Sicario, it centers around the war on drugs on the United States and Mexico border.

I chat with the young actress to talk about her most recent movie, ‘Sicario: Day of the Soldado,’ children rights and more. Click here to read the full interview on


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