Actor Nam Joo Hyuk has reportedly decided to leave YG Entertainment to join MANAGEMENT SOOP. His exclusive contract with YG ends next month, and YG had announced that they are currently in talks of potentially resigning.
Nam Joo Hyuk had been with YG for 7 years, since his debut back in 2013.
Our contract with Nam Joo Hyuk still has time left before it expires. We are currently discussing about a renewal.
— YG Entertainment
But recent reports claim he has left YG Entertainment to join hands with SOOP instead.
MANAGEMENT SOOP is home to some of the top actors in Korea, such as Gong Yoo, Gong Hyo Jin, Jung Yoo Mi, Choi Woo Sik, Suzy, and more.
Nam Joo Hyuk has worked with a few of his potential colleagues before. He worked with Jung Yoo Mi in “The School Nurse Files”, and his drama with Suzy, titled Startup, will begin airing in April. He’s also scheduled to work on the drama series HERE, that’ll air near the end of this year.
SOOP responded to the reports with a clarification on their side, and YG has yet to respond.