Drama Casting & News
Solomon Perjury’s bad boy Baek Chul-min joins youth drama Andante
by | January 17, 2017 | 2 Comments
I have a feeling this is just the beginning of a wave of casting stories we’ll be seeing for the young stars of JTBC’s thoughtful mystery Solomon’s Perjury. The show might be a ratings underdog, but it really made the right move in casting young unknowns who get to showcase... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Jung-jin joins tvN youth romance The Liar and Her Lover
by | January 17, 2017 | 7 Comments
Lee Jung-jin (The K2) is heading over to tvN (or should I say staying there for the time being) for his next project, manga remake project The Liar and His Lover (literally, the title means “she loves lies too much”), in which he’ll be playing a music producer who helps... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Why You Should Watch: Can You Hear My Heart?
by | January 16, 2017 | 54 Comments
[Here’s our first reader-submitted edition for our Why You Should Watch feature, which is your chance to let people know about a drama you think is worth their attention, and advocate for why they should give it a try. We know we can’t cover every drama out there that’s ever... More »


Drama Recaps
Solomon’s Perjury: Episode 7
by | January 16, 2017 | 27 Comments
This episode is all about big revelations, as we’re hit with some major confessions from those characters we’ve been dying to hear from most. But with a courtroom filled with emotional high schoolers, it’s not easy to decipher whether these confessions are the truth, or merely another string of lies.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Stepping on land mines and stripping on airplanes in Missing 9’s latest teaser
by | January 16, 2017 | 37 Comments
In a last-minute round of promos, more posters and a second teaser for MBC’s Missing 9 have been released. And it’s left me so confused because the tone of the teaser conflicts with all of the previous buildup for the redesigned drama. Originally touted as a thriller-mystery, Missing 9 will... More »


Drama Casting & News
Ji Sung to fight back from behind bars in SBS’s Defendant
by | January 16, 2017 | 15 Comments
There’s certainly no missing the motif in these latest posters for the upcoming SBS drama Defendant, with Ji Sung (Entertainer) behind bars and a stern-looking Eom Ki-joon (Masked Prosecutor) determined to ensure that he stay there. The premise of the drama is a bit like The Fugitive with a dash... More »


Drama Casting & News
The bloody battle for the people’s hearts begins in Rebel
by | January 16, 2017 | 36 Comments
I spent months only seeing Yoon Kyun-sang (Doctors) as a giant baby who loves fluffy kitties in Three Meals a Day, so it’s a little jarring to see him covered in blood and making battle cries. But given his experience as a warrior in sageuk epic Six Flying Dragons, I... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Spill the Beans: Catching the Lee Min-ho virus and learning to heal
by | January 15, 2017 | 18 Comments
To submit your story, email us your stories, and we’ll keep sharing them as long as you guys keep sending them in.   K-drama gifts are my favorite—one time my friend gave me M&M’s printed with Taecyeon and Kim Jae-wook’s faces (from Who Are You). But Cozybooks sounds like she... More »


Meta
Beans of Wisdom: Corpse shipping and cameo crossovers
by | January 15, 2017 | 60 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… Our medical beanies discuss the severe scolding scenes in “Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim: Episode 17.” Lessa starts in comment #23: In medschool to junior internship, I experienced being scolded in a similar way and then crying like a baby after. As I moved upward... More »


Drama Casting & News
Drama viewership ratings for the week of Jan. 9-15, 2016
by | January 15, 2017 | 74 Comments
We’re in the last lull before the next cycle of dramas starts, and all the awards ceremony pre-emptions created some interesting ratings results as two of the Wednesday-Thursday shows finished their runs by airing their final episodes on Wednesday. That left a dearth of things to watch on Thursday, so... More »