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Kim Hyun Joon and Bae Yong Joon are now on the same boat
【June 29th=KEJ Koo Hye Jin/Translator=Jeong Ji Eun】Kim Hyun Joon, leader of the popular group SS501, will be working for the same company as Bae Yong Joon.
On the 29th, Keyeast – the company to which Bae Yong Joon belongs, – announced its newly formed contract with Kim Hyun Joon.
According to Keyeast, “Kim Hyun Joon is embarking on a new beginning in order to show his developments as an actor as well as a singer.” The company also declared its hope to train Hyun Joon to be an international entertainer by providing unlimited and professional help.
In addition to supporting his international activities through cooperation with Japanese company DA, Keyeast will use DATV – a cable channel focusing on Asian entertainment, – to promote Hyun Joon’s new career.
After SS501’s debut in 2005, Hyun Joon debuted as an actor last year in the Korean drama “Boys Over Flowers,” his popularity skyrocketting.
Hyunjoon’s move has made SS501’s future quite unclear. SS501’s management company DSPMedia claimed that the future of the rest of the SS501 members is uncertain at this point, and did not elaborate on the issue of the group’s continued existance or its possible break-up.