Claudia Kim signs with YG Entertainment

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Claudia Kim signs with YG Entertainment

Actor Claudia Kim [YG ENTERTAINMENT[

Actor Claudia Kim [YG ENTERTAINMENT[

 
Actor Claudia Kim, known in Korea as Kim Soo-hyun, has signed with YG Entertainment, the agency announced Wednesday.
 
"We are happy to have signed Soo-hyun, an actor who has taken the lead in raising the value of K-culture around the globe," YG Entertainment said in a statement. "We will provide all necessary support so Soo-hyun, who already has a solid position as an actor internationally, can focus on her career."
 
Kim appeared in "Avengers: Age of Ultron" (2015). She was also Nagini in "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" (2018).
 
After tying the knot with Matthew Shampine, former general manager of WeWork Korea, in December 2019, Kim gave birth to a baby girl last September, taking a break from work to spend time with her family.
 
Signing with YG Entertainment suggests the resumption of her acting career.
 
Other actors managed by YG Entertainment include Gang Dong-won, Kim Hee-ae, Choi Ji-woo and Jung Hye-young.
 
BY YIM SEUNG-HYE [yim.seunghye@joongang.co.kr]
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