Celebrity News
Oh Snap! Park Ki-woong’s last pre-army photo shoot
by | July 30, 2014 | 2 Comments
I am of two minds of this freshly released photo shoot featuring Park Ki-woong, the last one he shot before enlisting in army duty back in May, because (1) yay pretty Park Ki-woong photos! and (2) sad, now you’ve just reminded me that Park Ki-woong is in the army for... More »


Drama Casting & News
Uhm Tae-woong courted for new tvN romance
by | July 30, 2014 | 24 Comments
Here’s a fall drama to look out for: writer Kim Do-woo of My Name Is Kim Sam-soon (also What’s Up, Fox? and Me Too, Flower!) is teaming up with PD Han Ji-seung of Alone in Love for a new romance drama on tvN. It’s called Valid Love, where “valid” is... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Eun-bin confirms Secret Door
by | July 30, 2014 | 11 Comments
Are we Secret Door-ed out yet? The SBS sageuk drama sure has been on a news bender lately, hasn’t it? We’ve had a bevy of casting announcements on our hands in recent days, and now the last piece of the puzzle is locked in place with Park Eun-bin (Operation Proposal;... More »


Drama Recaps
Triangle: Episode 25
by | July 29, 2014 | 13 Comments
We’re finally in the finale week for Triangle, where even more death threats are issued, more conversations are played out from beginning to end, and more plans are set into motion. Getting through to youngest brother Yang-ha proves to be more difficult than either Young-dal or Dong-soo expected, but perhaps... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Chung-ah, Chun Min-hee join Battle of Yeonpyeong
by | July 29, 2014 | 10 Comments
While we already knew Kim Mu-yeol, Jin Gu, and Lee Hyun-woo had scored parts in the Battle of Yeonpyeong, the female cast members have finally been revealed: Lee Chung-ah (Wonderful Mama, Flower Boy Ramyun Shop) will play the lone female naval officer, while relative newcomer Chun Min-hee will portray the... More »


Drama Recaps
High School King of Savvy: Episode 13
by | July 29, 2014 | 161 Comments
We are back in action, as Savvy returns with more of what it does best – a nice balance of comedy, zippy romance, and heart within a moving plot. Min-seok realizes that his time in the office isn’t all for naught, as he gains a zany yet valuable support team... More »


Drama Casting & News
Night Watchman preps for premiere with posters, stills
by | July 29, 2014 | 42 Comments
There have been a lot of promos coming out of the Records of a Night Watchman camp as the fusion sageuk fantasy gears up for its premiere next week, capped off with a press conference held on July 29 with all the main cast members present—which would be Jung Il-woo,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Seo Joon-young reunites with co-stars in Secret Door
by | July 29, 2014 | 18 Comments
Gah, this cast is so good, and it just keeps getting better. Getting Lee Je-hoon and Han Seok-kyu back together would seem to be the highlight of Secret Door’s casting reunion tour, but then you add Lee Je-hoon’s Bleak Night bestie Seo Joon-young (Unemployed Romance, Sirius) to the mix, and... More »


Podcasts
Dramabeans Podcast #23
by | July 28, 2014 | 50 Comments
And now we are mostly current on our podcasting schedule! Note that we recorded it last week, so some of our observations about what just happened in a particular show are now a bit farther back in our memories (just in case you’re wondering why we say something was a... More »


Drama Casting & News
Shim Eun-kyung confirms Nodame Cantabile remake
by | July 28, 2014 | 125 Comments
FINALLY. We have a heroine! After multiple rounds of casting news and false alarms, the Korean drama remake of Nodame Cantabile — called Cantabile Romance — has secured its leading lady. The fantastically talented Shim Eun-kyung (Miss Granny) has at last signed on to play Nodame, opposite Joo-won (Good Doctor)... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Jung-hoon headlines remake of Japanese drama
by | July 28, 2014 | 12 Comments
There’s a Korean-Japanese co-production in the works to remake Tetsu no Hone (Bones of Steel), based on the Ikeido Jun novel of the same name. The Japanese drama aired on NHK in 2010, and the Korean remake, described as an action drama, is gearing up to start shooting this summer.... More »