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Drama Casting & News
Ji Chang-wook offered lead role in tvN drama K2
by | June 13, 2016 | 109 Comments
Healer-ya, you’re coming back! It’s been too long. Ji Chang-wook (Healer, Empress Ki) is eyeing his next drama project, and it’s a tvN series titled K2 that comes from the writer of SBS’s smash hit melo-thriller Yong-pal, Jang Hyuk-rin (also of OCN thriller Reset). Ji’s reps have confirmed that he’s received the offer for the... More »


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Dramabeans panels on romance, dramaland at KCON NY and KCON LA 2016
by | June 13, 2016 | 28 Comments
Summer’s almost here, and for those of us who measure our time in dramaland-related events, that means it’s almost time for KCON 2016. We’re always honored and happy to be invited there, and this year we’ll be attending the conventions in both New York (Jersey) and Los Angeles, so we hope we’ll get to see... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jang Hyuk is fractured and dangerous in Beautiful Mind
by | June 13, 2016 | 24 Comments
Beautiful Mind pictures! Due to the fact that dramas have maimed me and also because I ran out of things to say about this yet-to-air drama weeks ago, I’m going to invoke my injured/lazy/tired card and just let the pictures do the talking. You guys don’t mind, do you? Just pretend I said a bunch... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Sun-ah to become a Woman of Dignity?
by | June 13, 2016 | 25 Comments
Kim Sun-ah (Masked Prosecutor) may be returning to television, and is reportedly considering a 20-episode drama titled Woman of Dignity, which comes from the writer of JTBC’s romance melodrama Beloved Eun-dong. The official statement from Kim’s camp is that she received the offer and it’s only one of several projects she’s looking at, so we... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching
by | June 11, 2016 | 125 Comments
Time for our weekly check-in. Hope your week was better than mine! This week, my body decided it was done doing what I asked it to do and laid me up in bed, refusing to bend in any of the natural ways that would allow for sitting in a chair, or standing in front of... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park So-dam makes her first appearance for Beautiful Mind
by | June 10, 2016 | 35 Comments
Finally, a glimpse of our leading lady for Beautiful Mind. It took a while, but Park So-dam finally joined the KBS medical mystery last week for filming, and here she is in the drama’s first official poster and fourth teaser. The teaser starts out with genius doctor Jang Hyuk staring at his reflection in the... More »


Drama Casting & News
The mission begins and the cameras roll on SBS’s Wanted
by | June 9, 2016 | 29 Comments
I like this second teaser for SBS thriller Wanted even more than its first; it’s allowing me to feel cautiously optimistic about the drama and its suspenseful premise featuring a mysterious villain who orders a famous actress to carry out missions on live television in order to get her kidnapped son back. Kim Ah-joong plays... More »


Drama Recaps
Lucky Romance: Episode 5
by | June 8, 2016 | 83 Comments
He smiles! A smile is a face he knows how to make! Today we finally start to get to see more of what makes our stoic genius tick, and it’s not just all gears and computations. (Although he’ll never be without his comforting computations.) We also get a bit more of the light sensibility I’d... More »


Drama Casting & News
The ghost makes its first appearance for Bring It On, Ghost
by | June 8, 2016 | 46 Comments
It’s only the briefest of teasers, but our first look at tvN’s fantasy-ghost-romance Bring It On, Ghost manages to squeeze in a bit of a chill. The video starts off with a happy-looking Kim So-hyun, telling us that on July 11, “A ghost appears at tvN.”... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jeon So-min romances Ha Suk-jin in 1% of Anything remake
by | June 7, 2016 | 23 Comments
The upcoming marriage-contract drama 1% of Anything now has a leading lady in Jeon So-min (Maids, Princess Aurora), who’ll star alongside Ha Suk-jin (D-Day) in the remake of the 2003 MBC series of the same name. The drama, which was adapted from a popular internet novel, centers around a haughty third-generation chaebol who expected he... More »




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2 Is it too late to hire a script doctor? I volunteer as tribute.

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