On January 25th Song Yoo-jung's agency Sublime Artist Agency announced that the actress had died on January 23rd. No explanation was offered for the delay in reporting. However, Sublime Artist Agency confirmed that Song Yoo-jung funeral procession had taken place shortly before the announcement, suggesting that her family requested the news be suppressed until they had finished the relevant funerary rites.
AdvertisementSong Yoo-jung was twenty-six years old. No explanation was offered as to how she had died at such a young age. The last mainstream role Song Yoo-jung appeared in was in "School 2017" where she played a minor named student character. Song Yoo-jung had signed a contract with Sublime Artists Agency in 2019, appearing mainly in commercials, music videos, and web dramas in recent years in addition to modeling work.
Written by William Schwartz
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via email@example.com. He also has a substack at williamschwartz.substack.com where he discusses the South Korean film industry in broader terms and takes suggestions for future movies to review.
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