Mika dela Cruz leaves ABS-CBN and Star Magic; transfers to GMA-7

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Former Star Magic artist Mika dela Cruz signed up with GMA Artist Center earlier today, November 8.

Mika Dela Cruz has already left ABS-CBN and is now a GMA-7 star.

After nine years, the former Star Magic talent is also being managed by a new company.

The teen star signed up with GMA Artist Center (GMAAC) earlier today, November 8.

Aside from GMA's talent management arm, Mika is also co-managed by PPL Entertainment, Inc, the talent management company led by Perry P. Lansigan.

PPL Entertainment also manages the career of Mika's elder sister, Angelika dela Cruz, who is also a Kapuso artist.

Meanwhile, in an Instagram post by @kapusoprgirl, Mika said that she is excited to work with fellow GMA artist Barbie Forteza.

It stated in the caption, "Mika dela Cruz (@the.mdc) is now a Kapuso! The young actress claims that she is excited to work with fellow GMA Artist Center star @barbaraforteza."

Mika started her career in ABS-CBN after placing second in Star Circle Summer Kid Quest in 2006.

She then joined the Kapamilya kiddie gag show Goin' Bulilit and the cast of Eva Fonda (2008) and Your Song presents Imposible (2008).

In 2009, Mika got her big movie break when she played the child lead in the horror film T2 topbilled by Maricel Soriano.

Mika continued to play younger versions of lead characters in teleseryes such as Kambal Sa Uma (2009), Precious Hearts Romances: My Cheating Heart (2009), Dahil May Isang Ikaw (2009), Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin (2011), and Guns and Roses (2011). She would also do episodes of weekly series Maalaala Mo Kaya and Wansapanataym.

In 2013, Mika joined the teen series Luv U wherein she played third wheel to Alexa Ilacad and Nash Aguas.

Mika Dela Cruz (third from right) played Marj De Silva in the second generation of Luv U teens.

However, she had to be pulled out in the middle of the series after bagging the lead kontrabida role in Mirabella starring Julia Barretto, which was aired in 2014. The said role in Mirabella was supposed to be played by Liza Soberano.


Mika dela Cruz is paired with Sam Concepcion in Mirabella

In 2015, Mika did a controversial episode of Maalaala Mo Kaya with Claudine Barretto wherein her character got pregnant after being raped by their father.

Mika was also included in the late-night series You're My Home starring Dawn Zulueta and Richard Gomez. In the series, she played the love interest of Paul Salas.

Her last appearance as a Kapamilya was in the weekly drama anthology Ipaglaban Mo earlier this year.





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