Actor Lee Jong-suk left HighZium Studio
According to Ten Asia on Sep 23rd, Lee Jong-suk left HighZium Studio and is currently looking for a new agency.
An entertainment industry insider said on Sep 23rd, “Lee Jong-suk is considering various options, including whether to move to another agency or establish a one-person agency.”
Lee Jong-suk was part of A-MAN Project, which transferred its management duties to HighZium Studio (formerly HiSTORY D&C) last year.
At the time, Lee Jong-suk, who had been under HiSTORY D&C due to a strategic partnership, became affiliated with HighZium Studio after HiSTORY D&C merged with CONTENTS ZIUM in September last year.
At 16, Lee Jong-suk began his modeling career at the Seoul Collection walkway in 2005, making him the youngest male model to debut in the Seoul Collection program at Seoul Fashion Week.
After working as a fashion model for several years, Lee Jong-suk made his acting debut in 2010 in SBS’s drama “Prosecutor Princess” as Lee Woo-hyun, Yoon Se-joon (played by Han Jung-soo)’s investigator.
He gained recognition as an impressive supporting actor in his next work, SBS’s drama “Secret Garden”, where he played the role of Han Tae-sun. He rose to stardom by portraying Park Soo-ha in SBS’s drama “I Can Hear Your Voice”.
Meanwhile, Lee Jong-suk confirmed his relationship with IU on Dec 31st last year. The two, who became close friends while working as MCs on SBS’s “Inkigayo” about 10 years ago, were reported to have started dating since August last year.