Park Bo Gum might find a new home soon after he reportedly received an offer from HYBE following his departure from Blossom Entertainment.
After 10 years of working with Blossom Entertainment, the company confirmed in December that Park Bo Gum did not renew his contract with them. Under his previous agency, he was able to star in hit films and series, including Seo Bok, Coin Locker Girl, The Producers, Reply 1988, Love in the Moonlight, Encounter, Itaewon Class and Record of Youth.
With his current availability, buzz emerged, claiming that he received offers from top agencies, including HYBE and YG Entertainment.
Park Bo Gum Reportedly Received an Offer From HYBE; Agency Responds
An exclusive media report on Wednesday reported that HYBE Labels' representatives tapped Park Bo Gum and asked him whether he would be interested in signing an exclusive contract with them.
It added that the company was setting up a management team to meet him in person and recruit him.
Following the buzz, OSEN shared a statement from an HYBE source, dismissing the claims by saying, "[The reports] are not true."
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It came days after another industry representative said the actor was joining YG Entertainment after being influenced by the company's director, Sean. But just like HYBE, the agency denied it.
Although he is currently a free actor, Park Bo Gum has already accepted offers. Most recently, he became the face of Biotherm Homme Korea. The company made him its ambassador because of the actor's pure and healthy image, which reportedly resonates with the brand's image and message.
Park Bo Gum Wants To Take Challenges This Year
Park Bo Gum graced the cover of Harper's Bazaar January edition. During an interview, he opened up about his plans for 2023.
"I want to feel and take in every little moment that may pass me by and make them my own, not too fast and not too slow. There's the musical term 'adagio.' [I want to take things] slowly and calmly. This seems to be my speed nowadays," he said. "If 2022 was the run-up year, then I hope that 2023 can be a year of taking on challenges.
The actor said he would work hard to hear the phrase that he is a "trustworthy" actor and that any project with him in it would be successful.
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