Update: Kang Ha Neul Leaves Agency Of 10 Years + Establishes New Agency
Updated November 7 KST:
The head of the new agency TH Company has confirmed that Kang Ha Neul is joining the company.
They said, “Kang Ha Neul has been unchanging in his attitude and the way he treats others, all the way from his rookie years to his stardom now. He’s always been a kind person who works hard and is very passionate.”
They went on to say that Kang Ha Neul has been receiving a lot of love from the public for his strong acting skills in both dramas and films, and he’s shown that his talents are unlimited as he transforms for every genre and character he takes on. “I will actively support him as the agency head so that he can show his skills in dramas and films of various genres,” they said.
Kang Ha Neul will be parting ways with his current agency SEM Company, which he joined in 2010.
On November 6, SEM Company confirmed, “Our contract with Kang Ha Neul will expire following the conclusion of the drama ‘When the Camellia Blooms.’ We will work with Kang Ha Neul until the [drama’s] finale.” The agency added, “We will be cheering him on for his path ahead.”
Industry representatives have reported that Kang Ha Neul is establishing a new agency called TH Company together with his longtime manager, and they have reportedly set up an office in the neighborhood of Nonhyeon in Gangnam District.
Kang Ha Neul is currently starring alongside Gong Hyo Jin in the KBS drama “When the Camellia Blooms,” which is scheduled to conclude on November 21.