Ex-Super Junior member Kim Ki-bum to pursue acting career
Kim Ki-bum, an ex-member of K-pop boy band Super Junior, will resume his activities in the entertainment industry as an actor represented by his new agency PA Entertainment.
The agency confirmed the news on Thursday, stating that “we are planning to fully support him so that he can actively pursue his acting career.”
“Kim will start his activities primarily by holding a global fan meet in March,” the agency added.
Kim initially debuted through the 12-member boy band in 2005. He debuted as an actor through KBS drama series “April Kiss” in 2004, and appeared in multiple drama series such as “Sharp 2” (2005) on KBS, sitcom series “Rainbow Romance” (2006) on MBC and “Snow Flower” (2006) on SBS.
Kim dropped out of the band in 2009 and left his agency, SM Entertainment, in 2015.
BY LEE JAE-LIM [firstname.lastname@example.org]