It looks like actress Sung Yuri will be signing with a new agency.
According to multiple industry insiders, Sung Yuri’s contract with King Kong Entertainment ended recently, and she has been receiving many love calls from various agencies. The word is that after much deliberation, she has decided to sign with Fantagio. It has also been said she recently met with the CEO, Na Byung Joon, and the two had a serious discussion.
On January 29, Na Byung Joon, CEO of Fantagio, stated to a Korean media outlet, “It is true I met with Sung Yuri. We are looking over many things, and it seems the final decision will be made after the Lunar New Year holiday.”
Sung Yuri made her debut as a first generation idol star as a member of FIN.K.L. She mad her acting debut in the 2002 SBS drama “Bad Girls.” Last year, she received the Excellence Award for her role in SBS’ drama “The Secret of Birth.”
She also joined SBS’ “Healing Camp” last August as the female host receiving acknowledgement that she’s a true entertainer.
Fantagio manages many familiar names in Korean entertainment including Ha Jung Woo, Yeom Jung Ah, Kim Sung Kyun, Jo Yoon Hee, and Jung Kyung Ho. The agency has also been expanding its business through movie and drama productions.