Drama Casting & News
Frowns and frolicking for Twenty Again
by | August 5, 2015 | 32 Comments
Choi Ji-woo is really embracing her cute side these days, isn’t she? Her real-life personality always seemed on the bubbly side, but now she’s really going after the cuteness with gusto, and I can’t think of a better fit for Twenty Again, where she plays a 38-year-old wife and mother... More »

Drama Recaps
Oh My Ghostess: Episode 10
by | August 4, 2015 | 241 Comments
Love is in the air, but along with all of the giddy highs of romance comes a new set of complications for our lovebirds—namely that there are technically three birds in this nest. When your love triangle involves the dead, it raises some interesting questions and crosses a lot of... More »

Drama Casting & News
KBS’s Master of Trade—Inn 2015 kicks off with a marathon script read
by | August 4, 2015 | 40 Comments
Time to check back in with KBS’s upcoming period drama Master of Trade—Inn 2015, which was formerly titled simply The Innkeeper. The drama stars Jang Hyuk (Shine or Go Crazy), Kim Min-jung (Gap-dong), Han Chae-ah (Oohlala Spouses), and Yoo Oh-sung (Joseon Gunman), and the script reads apparently took place a... More »

Drama Casting & News
SBS to follow Yong-pal with corpse mystery thriller Village
by | August 4, 2015 | 33 Comments
SBS has announced their next Wednesday-Thursday drama to follow Joo-won and Kim Tae-hee’s Yong-pal: It’s called Village, and is described as a “corpse-chasing thriller” that unpacks a mystery that begins with the discovery of a dead body in a sleepy little village. Okay, that description already kind of spooks me... More »

Drama Recaps
Oh My Ghostess: Episode 9
by | August 3, 2015 | 217 Comments
…and we’re back to our regularly scheduled programming! Thanks for being patient while we got recaps out, since our KCON weekend took a huge chunk out of the recapping schedule. But I’m happy to be back on track with Oh My Ghostess, which continues to bring on the funny while... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Name That Drama: Thwarted death and rock band buddies
by | August 3, 2015 | 71 Comments
  It’s Name That Drama again! As always, feel free to email us your questions and requests for future Name That Drama installments.   Battle at sea: There was an amazing Korean drama or movie but I cannot remember its name, and only one scene is stuck in my mind:... More »

Drama Casting & News
Cheese in the Trap casts Nam Joo-hyuk, delays broadcast
by | August 3, 2015 | 83 Comments
It looks like we’ll have to wait two more drama cycles to see webtoon adaptation Cheese in the Trap on the air — tvN originally had the show slated for an October broadcast, but has decided to push the premiere until December (or early January of next year). Lee Dong-wook... More »

Dramabeans Podcast #29
by | August 2, 2015 | 148 Comments
Podcast time! Time to check in with the latest batch of shows, whether it’s squeeing over the fun or groaning over the flaws.   Podcast #29 Running time: 52:56   Topics and dramas discussed: Who Are You—School 2015, Warm and Cozy, The Producers: Just a quick recap winding down those... More »

Celebrity News
Yoo Ah-in relishes his evil turn in Veteran
by | August 2, 2015 | 34 Comments
Yoo Ah-in (29, real name Uhm Hong-shik) is back, and this time he’s completely shed his youthful image. He plays an audaciously evil chaebol heir in his upcoming film, Veteran, and he’ll present to the public a new and previously unseen range to his acting. Until now, Yoo has often... More »

Drama Recaps
Hidden Identity: Episode 14
by | August 2, 2015 | 19 Comments
The Ghost’s identity is revealed, but instead of focusing on trying to catch him, the team has more important things on their mind — such as saving Tae-in. Again. The clock is ticking as the virus starts to take hold, but the only person who can give the Investigative 5... More »

Drama Recaps
Last: Episode 1
by | August 1, 2015 | 24 Comments
Last breaks in fast and stylish — not the story of a man falling into ruin, but almost a classic underdog tale. Because he’s at the bottom, the only way he can go is up, right? It’s a reassuring safety net, because while it’s fun to be at the edge... More »