Lami, a former SM Rookie, has finally been confirmed to make her acting debut. On December 9, SM Entertainment officially confirmed that she has turned 19 and would be making her debut as an actor through the agency. According to the agency:
“It’s true that Lami is going to make her SM debut.”
She was announced as a trainee in her agency’s pre-debut group SM Rookies in 2013, with Irene and Jaehyun, who did not debut at the time. Irene and Jaehyun are currently members of K-pop groups Red Velvet and NCT, respectively. Lami made her debut when she was only ten years old. She has not been active since 2016 and netizens are wondering where she is. Fans are ecstatic after hearing the news and the matter has sparked a heated debate on social media.
An unreleased profile picture of Kim Sung Kyung (#Lami) has been leaked, is the famous SM Rookie about to return? https://t.co/C5K3SZD2ZS pic.twitter.com/HfnVFU2i1Z
— KBIZoom (@kbizoom) December 7, 2022
Congrats Fans Former SM Rookie Lami Now SM Entertainment Has Confirmed Kim Sung-kyung Will Debut As An Actress https://t.co/iyQKKDbLxl
— Arooj Rajput (@AroojRa98156105) December 10, 2022
“Congratulations everyone, we did it,” fans shout as Lami makes her acting debut.
Fans are ecstatic about the return of the former SM Rookie as an actress. They are overjoyed to see her return to the small screen. She previously acted in plays as a child actress and they are excited to be back in roles on TV. Fans can now believe she is back at SM. As soon as the news broke, Twitter was flooded with photos of the intern’s graduation as supporters congratulated her on the great news. Some admirers even reminisced about the former trainee’s days as a young actor.
A follower tweeted:
“I still can’t believe it, but I’m going for your success.” Best wishes and we hope to see you soon!”
Fans also celebrated the star’s 9th birthday and wished her success and wealth in her future endeavors.
Learn more about Lami
Lami, as Kim Sung-kyung, is a multi-talented woman who started her career as a singer but then transitioned into a model and actress as needed. She was a member of the girl group SR16G of the SM Entertainment project. She starred in a number of music videos as an intern at SM Entertainment, including Red Velvet’s first music video Happiness. She also appeared on The Mickey Mouse Club with other SM rookies Jeno, Mark, Haechan, Jaemin and Jisung. They all eventually debuted in the K-pop group NCT Dream.
Interestingly, before joining SM Rookies in 2013, the former intern worked as a child actor in a number of dramas. She portrayed the younger versions of stars like Lee Ji-ah and Jin Se-yeon. She can be seen in films such as Me Too, Flower!, Five Fingers, A Wife Credentials and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. She was seen in two movies, AM 11:00 and Montage. It will be fascinating to see Lami make her acting debut rather than as an idol. Fans are eager to know more about her upcoming endeavors as an actor.