Her contract with the label came to an end on August 31, 2017, and she has decided in the end not to renew. The label said,
Hello, this is sidusHQ.
We are writing about the end of Kim So Hyun's contract. After a long consideration with Kim So Hyun, whom we spent the last 7 years with together, we agreed to the termination of her management.
We worked with Kim So Hyun for a long time and decided to respect her wishes, and we support Kim So Hyun's future of growing into a beautiful actress.
We thank all the fans who support her, and ask you to keep supporting her. Thank you.
There is currently no word on where she is heading next.