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Beans of Wisdom, ahoy!
by | April 16, 2016 | 40 Comments
It’s time for more comments of the week! It seems you guys are enjoying this feature, and we’re glad about it because your contributions are a big part of what makes this site fun to read. We’ve collected another round of thoughtful, funny, and insightful comments from the past week, aided in part by crazy... More »

Odds and Ends: Assembling the minion army
by | April 15, 2016 | 72 Comments
javabeans: Well, I know what we’re all doing this week. And weekend. girlfriday: And next week… HeadsNo2: And next weekend. javabeans: There are just a lot of sample recaps, okay? You guys sure sent us a lot of minion applications. We’re super grateful and excited to read them! It’s just, if I’d known we’d have... More »

Drama Recaps
Goodbye Mr. Black: Episode 9
by | April 14, 2016 | 42 Comments
Somewhat to my surprise, things get better this episode! I’m not about to take it for granted, so I’m grateful for the upturn. It’s true that the messiness is still messy and the crude editing still feels crude, but I finally felt emotionally drawn in by the plot, and that’s a big step forward in... More »

Drama Casting & News
Ji Sung goes from sham to sincere for SBS’s Entertainer
by | April 14, 2016 | 54 Comments
I do hope this drama is gonna be as cute and funny as the promos are making it seem. Entertainer has released a set of teaser posters featuring its five main cast members, and the show continues to look light and bright. Perhaps more importantly, Ji Sung continues to look like he’s throwing himself into... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park So-dam in consideration to join Jang Hyuk in Beautiful Mind
by | April 13, 2016 | 25 Comments
It’s an unexpected choice, but medical mystery drama Beautiful Mind, which is currently courting Jang Hyuk (Master of Trade—Inn 2015) to headline, is also now considering casting 2015’s It Girl Park So-dam opposite him. Both are in consideration with neither confirmed yet, but okay, I’m intrigued. It would be quite a jump for Park to... More »

Drama Casting & News
Programming note: Mr. Black, Ajusshi episodes pre-empted Wednesday
by | April 13, 2016 | 36 Comments
Just a quick note to alert you to a scheduling change for the broadcasts of Wednesday’s episodes of Goodbye Mr. Black on MBC and Come Back, Ajusshi on SBS, which have been pushed to the following day, April 14, in favor of coverage of the National Assembly elections. Both shows will air two episodes back-to-back... More »

Drama Casting & News
Casting complete for cheery weekend romance Beast’s Beauty
by | April 12, 2016 | 33 Comments
Ohn Joo-wan, Seo Hyo-rim Some early names ended up bowing out, but the casting is now set for SBS’s lighthearted weekend romantic comedy Beast’s Beauty, which earlier cast Namgoong Min (Remember—Son’s War) to headline, marking a departure from his recent scene-stealing turns as villainous second leads. Baek Jin-hee had been considering the lead role of... More »

And now, your Beans of Wisdom
by | April 9, 2016 | 48 Comments
We’re back with more Beans of Wisdom! We’re glad that you guys liked the idea to highlight comments made on Dramabeans, and although we didn’t know going into this whether you’d even want to read the feature, or how many comments we’d want to post, we’ve been pleased with the results so far. Sometimes it’s... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoon Shi-yoon wanders the forest in Mirror of the Witch
by | April 8, 2016 | 41 Comments
I’m just so glad to have Yoon Shi-yoon back from army duty that it almost doesn’t matter what it’s for… which is a dangerous statement to make because I would hate to eat those words. So far so good with Mirror of the Witch, though, the JTBC fantasy sageuk that he’s chosen as his comeback... More »

Drama Casting & News
Palace romance Moonlight Drawn By Clouds courts Kim Go-eun, probably
by | April 6, 2016 | 143 Comments
Kim Ji-won, Kim Go-eun, Seolhyun Perhaps the upcoming youth sageuk Moonlight Drawn By Clouds is stirring particular excitement for its fantasy-romance plot, or maybe it’s because Park Bo-gum (Answer Me 1988) is going to be playing the lead, but we’ve had quite a bit of noise in the news about this show recently. There has... More »

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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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