Cover Photo: Instagram/Landscape Entertainment

Filming on the star’s upcoming Disney+ drama, Kiss Sixth Sense, was paused following the news of her shocking death

South Korean actress, Kim Mi-soo, has died at the age of 29, according to a statement from her agency, Landscape Entertainment.

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“We’re having to share an extremely heartbreaking and sad news. Actor Kim Mi-soo has suddenly left us on January 5,” said the statement.

It continued by asking the public to not spread rumours and to speculate the cause of her death which is still unknown. 

“The bereaved are currently extremely heartbroken at this sudden grievous news. We sincerely ask to refrain from sharing rumours or speculative reports, so the shocked and saddened family can reverently commemorate the late actor,” read the statement. 

It continued by saying that the funeral will be held privately at Taeneung Sungsim Funeral Home and in accordance with her family’s wishes. 

“We hope you would pray for the late actor to rest in peace, and once again, we send our deepest condolences to late Kim’s last journey,” said the statement.

The budding television star and model was well known for her supporting role in the Disney+ series, Snowdrop where she played the role of Yeo Jung Min, the roommate of protagonist Young-ro.

The show made headlines particularly because it marked Jisoo’s acting debut. The actress is also part of the highly popular K-pop girl group, Blackpink

The show has only released seven of its 16 episodes but filming has been completed.

Kim also had a role in the Netflix show, Hellbound, where she played one of the members of the cult-like New Truth Society, Hi Bye Mama, The School Nurse Files, and Yumi’s Cells.

After the shock news of her death, filming for her upcoming Disney+ romantic drama, Kiss Sixth Sense, was paused on January 5. Filming was set to resume on January 6 though Disney did not confirm this. 

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