Drama Casting & News
Laughter and dimples at Twenty Again’s script read
by | July 29, 2015 | 37 Comments
It’s not like I didn’t know that Choi Ji-woo and Lee Sang-yoon would be cute together, but it’s always nice to see it in action. The cast and crew of tvN’s new Friday-Saturday drama Twenty Again held their first script read and released a video of clips of the cast... More »


Drama Casting & News
SBS eyes manhwa adaptation Goodbye Mr. Black
by | July 29, 2015 | 63 Comments
Will we ever run out of manhwas and webtoons to turn into drama adaptations? I’m guessing no, what with the constant stream of adaptation projects in the news, and the trend doesn’t show signs of abating just yet. Adding another entry into the category is SBS, which is looking at... More »


Drama Recaps
High Society: Episode 15
by | July 29, 2015 | 73 Comments
When a triumphant return should be a gamechanger for this series, it turns out that it gives us more of the same dynamics we’ve come to know. Even if everyone’s responses to this turn of events may differ, it also does little to overturn the business politics already set in... More »


Drama Recaps
The Time I’ve Loved You: Episode 10
by | July 28, 2015 | 158 Comments
Get ready for less of the relationship we might’ve once cared about for the one that no one wants or understands, least of all the two people directly involved. It’s an hour where Hana has to defend her unholy union to those who actually love and care about her with... More »


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Reminder: See Dramabeans at KCON this weekend
by | July 28, 2015 | 36 Comments
Hey everyone, this is just another reminder to come see us at KCON 2015 this weekend, at Staples Center and the LA Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles. We’ve got two panels all about dramas—teaching them, watching them, and just being fans of them—so come join us for the lovefest!... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kwak Shi-yang follows Ghostess with lead in daily drama
by | July 28, 2015 | 34 Comments
girlfriday: Yay, Kwak Shi-yang has been cast as the lead in a drama! I always like to see talented newcomers rising, and for him it’s really very quick—his debut was only a year ago and he’s already had a few leads now. javabeans: Before you get too excited, KBS’s My... More »


Drama Casting & News
The ajumma cop reports for duty in Mrs. Cop
by | July 28, 2015 | 22 Comments
Time to check in with SBS’s new Monday-Tuesday police investigation drama Mrs. Cop which already premieres next week. Kim Hee-ae (Secret Love Affair) takes on her first action role as a detective team leader who’s an ace in the field but a failure as a mother. And Kim Min-jong (Secret... More »


Drama Casting & News
The sun sets on nighttime errand doctor Yong-pal
by | July 28, 2015 | 60 Comments
I have to say, Yong-pal has some clever designers working on its promos, with posters that are a lot more interesting than the standard cast four-shot. When so many shows in dramaland boast similar (sometimes nearly interchangeable) posters, I’m always happy to get something a little different. The drama’s first... More »


Drama Casting & News
Cheese in the Trap finally has a heroine in Kim Go-eun
by | July 27, 2015 | 40 Comments
Finally, a female lead has been selected for Cheese in the Trap! The production of the much-loved webtoon-adapted drama series has decided on Kim Go-eun to partner with Park Hae-jin, and while this is Kim Go-eun’s first drama, it looks like the fans are mostly onboard with the casting. Or... More »


Drama Recaps
The Time I’ve Loved You: Episode 9
by | July 27, 2015 | 128 Comments
It’s a rough episode for Hana, what with all the decisions she has to make regarding what her heart truly wants. The only thing that’d make things easier for her is if she didn’t have to make any of those tough choices at all, almost as if those decisions could... More »


Drama Casting & News
Choi Ji-woo goes back to school for Twenty Again
by | July 27, 2015 | 52 Comments
Could Choi Ji-woo be any cuter? The first teaser for new tvN rom-com Twenty Again is just her adorable reaction to getting her student ID card on her first day back at school, but seriously, if she’s just going to be her bubbly self like this in the whole drama,... More »