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Drama Casting & News
Han Groo cast in daily drama on heels of Girl K
by | October 11, 2011 | 15 Comments
Rising young starlet Han Groo, star of the kickass cable hit Girl K, is doing pretty well for someone who debuted just this year. With an album and a successful action role under her belt, the nineteen-year old is looking to pound the pavement, actor-style, and take on upcoming MBC daily drama Just Be Like... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Noh Min-woo to headline Vampire Idol?
by | October 10, 2011 | 93 Comments
Okay, forget the Full House remake/sequel/rehash. Been there, done that. Let’s get Noh Min-woo onboard with this. Upcoming MBN sitcom Vampire Idol is reportedly wooing Noh to play the undead pretty boy who travels to Earth (because apparently he’s an alien AND a vampire) to fulfill his dreams of becoming an idol star. God, I... More »

Celebrity News
Gong Yoo in Portugal for Harper’s Bazaar
by | October 10, 2011 | 123 Comments
*swoon* Hi, pretty. Buh… what was I gonna say? Tags: Gong Yoo, photo shoots... More »

Drama Recaps
Vampire Prosecutor: Episode 2
by | October 9, 2011 | 53 Comments
Why do I like this show? It’s Angel-meets-Bones. What’s not to like? (Okay, it’s more like if Angel were the Batman to Booth’s Bruce Wayne and he starred in an episode of CSI. Details.) It’s glossy and rapid-fire, and the narrative setup is one that follows the tried-and-true American procedural down to the letter. But... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Beom-soo and Lee Min-jung for Salaryman?
by | October 8, 2011 | 38 Comments
Some say it’s a done deal; others say they’re still deciding. Either way, new SBS drama The History of the Salaryman has got some big names attached from the get-go. Salaryman is the new drama from the Giant team: PD Yoo In-shik and writers Jang Young-chul and Jung Kyung-soon. It looks likely that Lee Beom-soo... More »

Drama Casting & News
Chae Shi-ra to headline cable drama Queen Insoo
by | October 7, 2011 | 34 Comments
Wow, cable’s not messing around. Talk about going after the heavy-hitters. This time cable network jTBC has scored A-lister Chae Shi-ra to star in their upcoming sageuk drama Queen Insoo. Chae Shi-ra (Empress Cheon-chu, Emperor of the Sea) has pretty much reached the level of stardom where you only play queens, so it’s no surprise... More »

Drama Recaps
Can’t Lose: Episode 14
by | October 6, 2011 | 63 Comments
Eom. Ki. Joon. Need I say more? I dunno what happens in this episode, because Eom Ki-joon stops by, and I lose all sense of reason. What? What’s that you say? Eom Ki-joon isn’t the star of this drama? It’s just a cameo? Lalalalala. I can’t hear you!   EPISODE 14 RECAP Tags: Can't Lose,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Shi-hoo keeps his finale tradition alive
by | October 5, 2011 | 79 Comments
Aw, I really love that Park Shi-hoo has taken to creating his own tradition — he’ll be watching the finale of his current drama, The Princess’s Man, along with a group of his fans. Other stars have done it before him, but he’s really the only one to turn it into his trademark. He did... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jung Woo-sung and Han Ji-min in Padam Padam
by | October 4, 2011 | 44 Comments
Here’s our first look at Jung Woo-sung and Han Ji-min as a couple in the upcoming cable drama Padam Padam…The Sound of His and Her Heartbeats. They look pretty adorable on their date together. Almost as adorable as his date with Kim Bum. Almost. I have a feeling that if I watch this drama, it’s... More »

Dramabeans wins graphic design competition
by | October 4, 2011 | 181 Comments
  Just wanted to share some awesome off-topic bloggy news: Dramabeans was entered in the Graphic Design USA American Graphic Design Awards Competition 2011, and our site was selected as a winner! Well technically, the lovely, awesome, talented designers at JPD Studio won the award. Because they did all the hard work. (Details, psh.) But... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
New posters and a teaser for You’re My Pet
by | October 3, 2011 | 87 Comments
Me-ow. Well they were certainly going for sex kitten with the poster concept, only they seem to have split the difference, sexy for Kim Haneul and… just kitty for Jang Geun-seok. How come he gets bad hair, a furry sweater AND a box, while she gets a shirt and a cheeky lolli? A few more... More »