Kim Soo Hyun Ends Contract With KeyEast Entertainment

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After 10 years, Kim Soo Hyun is saying goodbye to KeyEast Entertainment

The agency confirmed the news today through an official announcement.

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The management company relayed appreciation to the decade-long partnership with the acclaimed actor. Since his rookie days, Kim Soo Hyun has blossomed under the tutulege of the agency.

Promising to support the actor in his future endeavors, KeyEast urges fans to continue supporting Kim with their love.

Debuted in 2007 in family sitcom Kimchi Cheese Smile, Kim Soo Hyun nabbed the lead role in highly-praised youth drama Jungle Fish in the succeeding year. His breakout performance in another youth drama, Dream High, catapulted the actor’s mainstream success.

Moon Embracing the Sun, MBC

From there, his popularity surged even higher with top-rating drama Moon Embracing the Sun in 2012. Venturing to big screen projects, Kim appeared in films The Thieves and Secretly, Great. Both, scored impressive box office numbers.

In 2013, Kim Soo Hyun yet again notched another victorious series in My Love From The Star opposite top actress Jun Ji Hyun. The series reached another household fame earning impressive viewership ratings and online popularity from global fans.

My Love From The Star


Reuniting with his Dream High co-star, Kim delighted K-Drama patrons with his geeky variety show PD role in KBS 2TV’s The Producers with IU (Lee Ji Eun), Cha Tae Hyun and Gong Hyo Jin.

Currently, the actor is preparing to meet his supporters with his comeback project. He is posed to appear in tvN’s, Psycho, But It’s Okay (literal translation).

Below is the statement from KeyEast.

Hello. This is Keyeast.

We are pleased to inform you that the management exclusive contract for Kim Soo-hyun, who has been with Keyeast for 10 years since 2010, has ended today.

We would like to express our gratitude to Kim Soo Hyun, who has grown up with us since his rookie days.

The management exclusive contract has officially endee, but Keyeast will support him, as he goes to show great acting in dramas and movies.

We would like to ask you for your unchanging love.

Thank you.

Source: Sports Chosun

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