Although Joo Ji Hoon received love calls from multiple agencies due to his success in 2018 with films such as “The Spy Gone North,” “Dark Figure of Crime,” and the “Along with the Gods” series, the actor chose KeyEast as his agency.
KeyEast’s management representative Hong Min Ki stated, “Joo Ji Hoon, who has been with KeyEast since 2011, conveyed his intentions on renewing his contract even before its expiration date. We’d like to express our feelings of gratitude to Joo Ji Hoon, who decided to stay with KeyEast despite receiving much attention from the industry, and his trust and loyalty. As partners who know each other very well, we will give our full support in order for both of us to do well.”
Joo Ji Hoon made his debut in 2002 as a model and began his acting career in 2006 with “Goong.” He signed with KeyEast in 2011 and appeared in projects such as “Five Fingers,” “Mask,” “Medical Top Team,” and more.
The actor recently won a Popular Star award at the 39th Blue Dragon Film Awards and was also nominated for the Best Actor award for his role in “Dark Figure of Crime” and the Best Supporting Actor award for his appearance in “The Spy Gone North.” He also received Best Supporting Actor awards for his role in “The Spy Gone North” at the 38th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards, 27th Buil Film Awards, and The Seoul Awards.
The actor will be busy in 2019 as well, with Netflix original drama “Kingdom” premiering in January and MBC’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama “Item” airing shortly after as well.
source: @soompi, naver via soompi