It was first reported in March that the actor was in talks to join Management SOOP. YG Entertainment also said at the time that they were in discussion regarding potential contract renewal.
On April 6, Management SOOP confirmed that the agency signed an exclusive contract with Nam Joo Hyuk, and it was confirmed that he has parted ways with YG Entertainment.
Management SOOP commented, “Nam Joo Hyuk has built up a wide spectrum as he showcased his individual charms in various fields, and he is an actor who is capable of showing much more in the future. We will provide help for actor Nam Joo Hyuk to show his strengths, endless potential, and capabilities as an actor.”
The agency is home to actors including Gong Yoo, Gong Hyo Jin, Suzy, Choi Woo Shik, Kim Jae Wook, Seo Hyun Jin, Nam Ji Hyun, Jung Yu Mi, and more.
Nam Joo Hyuk has finished filming a drama with Jung Yu Mi and a film with Han Ji Min. He is currently filming “Remember” with Lee Sung Min and will be leading a new tvN drama with Suzy. In the second half of the year, he will begin filming for a new drama with Lee Byung Hun, Han Ji Min, Shin Min Ah, and Bae Sung Woo.
source: @soompi, naver, soompi