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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 | 26 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 »

Drama Casting & News
Jang Hyuk becomes dangerous and life-saving for Beautiful Mind
by | June 6, 2016 | 31 Comments
It’s a day of teasers, with another set here for KBS’s upcoming medical-mystery drama Beautiful Mind, starring Jang Hyuk (Master of Trade—Inn 2105) as a neurosurgery expert who can’t feel feelings, who gets caught up in a string of mysterious deaths. Still no sign of leading lady Park So-dam (Because It’s the First Time) in... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching
by | June 4, 2016 | 133 Comments
We’re back for another check-in on What We’re Watching! I’ve been enjoying the capsule updates, both as the watcher and the reader, and it seems you guys have as well. As we mentioned previously, we intend to have people cycle in and out of the weekly updates, so not everyone will necessarily write in every... 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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