JYP Entertainment Responds To Reports Of Closing Actor Division + Joint Managing New Agency
JYP Entertainment has once again responded to reports about the agency’s actor division.
The agency previously commented that nothing has been confirmed when it was first reported on July 2 that the actor division would be shut down.
On July 15, an industry representative reported that the agency officially decided to shut down JYP Actors, which is the actor management division that was established in 2012.
The industry representative reported that JYP Entertainment’s vice president Pyo Jong Rok, who is also the head of JYP Actors, is establishing a new agency NPIO. According to the reports, NPIO will be jointly managed with JYP Entertainment. Some of the actors will reportedly move to NPIO, while others have been in talks with other agencies.
In response to the reports, JYP Entertainment commented, “Nothing has been completely decided yet.”
Actors currently housed under JYP Entertainment include Shin Ye Eun, Kim Dong Hee, Yoon Park, Jang Hui Ryoung, Park Gyu Young, Ryu Won, Jung Gun Joo, Kang Hoon, Kim Ji Min, Shin Eun Soo, Park Si Eun, and more.
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