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Lucky Romance: Episode 7
by | June 15, 2016 | 181 Comments
Today is a bit of a subdued affair, emotionally speaking, but it does give us some nicely rewarding moments of growth and understanding between characters. I do wish some of that growth and understanding would come on the part of our heroine, whose sweet character and personality makes me want to root for her, although... More »

Drama Casting & News
tvN celebrates tenth birthday with award ceremony
by | June 15, 2016 | 101 Comments
It’s tvN’s tenth anniversary year, and the cable station has confirmed that it will be celebrating the occasion on its birthdate, October 9, with an anniversary festival, which includes an award ceremony to honor its shows. Hurrah! It’s about time all those actors and producers got a chance to take home shiny trophies too —... More »

Drama Casting & News
Han Ji-min drops tvN fantasy romance Tomorrow With You
by | June 14, 2016 | 36 Comments
Aha, well now it makes sense how Ji Chang-wook’s potential new drama K2 is looking to be moved up on the broadcast schedule this fall, because the show that was previously aiming for the same timeslot, Tomorrow With You, has just lost Han Ji-min (Hyde, Jekyll, Me) as prospective leading lady and is facing a... More »

Drama Casting & News
Ji Chang-wook offered lead role in tvN drama K2
by | June 13, 2016 | 110 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 »

Dramabeans panels on romance, dramaland at KCON NY and KCON LA 2016
by | June 13, 2016 | 29 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 »

How would you rate this episode?

5 Badass. Omg. Squee.

4 If you squint really hard, those plot holes look smaller.

3 A for effort, C for execution.

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

1 I want my hour back!

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