It seems like former APRIL‘s Lee Naeun will be taking a step into the acting industry. While she initially debuted as an idol, Naeun showed great prowess in acting, starring in webdrama A-TEEN, followed by a more major role in Extraordinary You.
According to YTN Star, she had been in contact with the famous acting management company, Namoo Actors. Namoo Actors is home to many talented young faces including Roh Jeong Eui, Song Kang, Lee Joon Ki, and Girls’ Generation‘s Seohyun. An industry insider even claimed that she was making preparations to debut as an actress rather than continue her time in the idol industry. Not only has she been in contact with Namoo Actors, but it was said that she had also been in contact with other acting management companies.
Namoo Actors has given an official statement regarding their meeting with Naeun.
It is true that we have met with Lee Naeun. But nothing has been decided yet with regards to her joining the company.
— Namoo Actors
Fans are waiting for her return to the public eye. Lee Naeun has been on a hiatus in the industry for over a year due to an alleged bullying scandal within APRIL. APRIL has since disbanded. Stay tuned for more news about her potential comeback.