The compassionate and caring mother we all fell in love with, in the surprise hit DC superhero movie Shazam was played by the beautiful and hearty Marta Milans. The film was a success because of the tremendous cast, and the familial message within it, and Marta played a huge hand in the emotional connection of the movie with the fans. This year though, the actress is switching gears and showing off her tremendous versatility with a new Netflix series, White Lines.
Marta Milans was born on 19 April 1982 in Madrid, Spain, where she was raised by her parents. She grew up working with her philanthropic mother, and her work shaped the affectionate personality she carries with her in her youth. Before she became a famous actress, Marta was helping disadvantaged youths in her neighborhood with her mother and other nuns. The experiences of young people and the struggle they went through helped form the caring and affectionate nature of the actress.
The actress moved to the United States soon after finishing high school. Marta studied acting with hopes of one day making it in Hollywood. After struggling for a while, the actress landed small roles in movies and TV shows, which allowed the actress to gain valuable experience and make the big jump to the next level. A movie and TV veteran now, Marta is still wowing audiences all over the world, adding one more possible hit under her belt this spring.
Marta Milans Plays Kika in the Netflix Series White Lines
As the name of the series, White Lines, probably gives you a little idea, the show is about drugs, love, lies, deceits, and a decades-old mystery, which causes trouble in the lives of people living in a beach town of Spain. From the creator of Money Heist, White Lines is one of the highly anticipated series of the years, with some already saying the show will be a massive international hit.
From Alex Pina, White Lines follows two timelines set 20 years apart as a Manchester DJ goes missing after partying in Ibiza. Two decades later, his sister comes to the town, wanting to know what happened to her brother. In her search, she pulls on a thread of mystery, which could unravel the lives of people living with the secret of the disappearance.
Marta Milans plays Kika in the Netflix series White Lines.
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Marta Milans plays Kika in the series, Kika is probably short for Spanish name Francisca. Kika is one of the friends of the missing DJ, and his sister connects with Kika to get the answers she needs. She seems to be involved in the cover-up of the disappearance, and it will be interesting to see whose side she picks, whether she decides to help or not.
White Lines is set for 15 May 2020 release, only on Netflix, starring Laura Haddock as Zoe Walker, Tom Rhys Harries as Axel Collins, Marta Milans as Kika, Juan Diego Botto as Oriol Calafat, Nuno Lopes as Boxer, Daniel Mays, Laurence Fox, Angela Griffin, and Jade Alleyne as Tanit Ward also appearing in various roles.
Changing Live Since a Young Age – Early Life and Education of Marta Milans
Marta Milans worked with her mother to help at-risk youths.
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As mention above, Marta Milans worked with her mother and nuns to help at-risk youths. She was helping her mother inspire young people that their life can be so much than just the struggle of the present. One of the cases she remembers was of a young kid who had four siblings and no parents to speak off; the actress revealed how he improved his life and credited her and her mother for helping him.
Marta was talking to Playboy when she said shared an email she received from the person she and her mother helped, “The reason why I’m doing what I’m doing right now is because you and your mom never allowed me to think that I couldn’t dream. I was so innocent that I wasn’t aware of my limitations.” Studying law in Germany and taking care of his family, the kid whom she knew came a long way and credited her for going for his dream.
After finishing high school, the actress moved to the United States, where she enrolled at the NYU. A few years later, Marta Milans left the university with a degree in Acting and Art History and started on her pursuit of making it in the show business.
Making it Big – Career of Marta Milans
The first acting credit of Marta Milans, according to IMDb, is in 2006 when she was in a movie called Love in the Age of Dion. Playing small roles early on in her career, the actress got her big break four years later in 2010 when she was part of the cast of Spanish series Valientes. She made her Hollywood movie debut with the critically acclaimed Steve McQueen movie Shame and later played a major role in The Disappearance of Elanor Rigby as well as TV show Killer Women.
Marta continued her hot streak with supporting role in the short-lived cult show No Tomorrow and later appeared alongside Ron Pearlman in the action movie Asher. Her most recognizable role came in the form of Rosa Vasquez in the hit movie Shazam! and White Lines is not the first time the actress has worked with Alex Pina, Marta played Katia in the Spanish series The Pier.
Joshua Sasse and Kylie Minogue’s Split Drama – Is Marta Milans in a Relationship?
Marta Milans was in The CW series called No Tomorrow, about an adult man who thinks a meteor is about to strike the earth and starts living things off his bucket list before the earth perishes. Joshua Sasse was engaged to his girlfriend Kylie Minogue at the time, but after the release of the series, Joshua and Kylie ended their engagement. Marta and Joshua met on the set of the show, and it was rumored their “relationship” was the reason for the split. There is no evidence to prove Marta and Joshua dated during or after the release of No Tomorrow.
The multilingual actress (she speaks seven different languages) is currently living in Spain with her family, where she runs an organic goat cheese farm. Marta’s Instagram is full of her enjoying time with her family and friends, but there does not appear to be a special someone in the picture. Marta Milans appears to be single at the moment and does not have a boyfriend that we know of.