Drama Casting & News
Oh Snap! Lee Bo-young’s dangerous Whisper
by | March 22, 2017 | 41 Comments
It’s only fitting that the posters for SBS’s new legal thriller Whisper would feature a secretive whisper between our leads (literal, but hot!), and the behind-the-scenes stills of the photo shoot add a fun contrast to the moody tone of the posters. The taglines read: “You were my enemy, and... More »

Drama Casting & News
Seven Day Queen courts Park Min-young, Lee Jin-wook, Jin Gu to star
by | March 22, 2017 | 79 Comments
I liked Park Min-young (Remember–Son’s War) best in Healer, so it’s happy news that she’s planning to reunite with Healer PD Lee Jung-sub for his new drama Seven Day Queen, headed to KBS this summer. The sageuk romance tells the story of Queen Dangyeong of Joseon, who was crowned and... More »

Dramabeans Podcast #35
by | March 21, 2017 | 75 Comments
We’re eternally in catch-up mode for our podcasts, since time tends to move faster than we’ve been able to make them, but this time we’re determined to cover some lost ground and get ourselves current. So you can expect more podcasts in the immediate future as we go back to... More »

Drama Recaps
Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People: Episode 15
by | March 21, 2017 | 75 Comments
There’s plenty to celebrate for our Hong clan as they prove their worth to their greatest client: the king. Gil-dong proves his ability as the new Great Elder, with his intelligence, ambition, and his strength. But even with great success, his life is threatened by the very strength that makes... More »

Drama Casting & News
Strawberry-sweet posters and moonlit teasers for My Secret Romance
by | March 21, 2017 | 54 Comments
Rom-com drama My Secret Romance looks like it’ll be right up my alley, all cute and fluffy with liberal amounts of romantic hijinks already included in the first teasers. One of my favorite guilty pleasure actors, Sung Hoon (Five Kids), stars as a chaebol-playboy-turned-cranky-department-head, and his main love interest is... More »

Drama Recaps
Perfect Wife: Episode 7
by | March 21, 2017 | 34 Comments
My favorite thing about this show is how, every time a mystery is solved, it only leads us to even more (and much scarier) questions. Each episode challenges our understanding of the truth, and the story just grows twistier and more fascinating as more secrets are uncovered. The best mysteries... More »

Drama Casting & News
Revenge and regret turn former enemies into allies in Whisper
by | March 21, 2017 | 28 Comments
Each new teaser for SBS’s legal revenge thriller Whisper peels back another layer in the relationship between detective Lee Bo-young (God’s Gift–14 Days) and judge Lee Sang-yoon (On the Way to the Airport). They’ll begin as allies and quickly become enemies when he betrays her, but in the latest teaser... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Name That Drama: Time traveling and chivalrous acts
by | March 20, 2017 | 39 Comments
  As always, feel free to email us your questions and requests for future Name That Drama installments.   A repeat customer Hello Beanies, I totally love this section. This is my second Name That Drama request. Thank you for helping me out with the first one. The drama is... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Seon-kyun, Ahn Jae-hong crack The King’s Case in new sageuk comedy
by | March 20, 2017 | 22 Comments
Mr. Mellow Voice Lee Seon-kyun (This Week, My Wife Will Have an Affair) is coming back to us through his new movie The King’s Case. He’s playing a king who moonlights as a detective, while Ahn Jae-hong (Answer Me 1988) will be his trusty scholar sidekick. The upcoming film is... More »

Drama Casting & News
School 2017 gears up for July broadcast on KBS
by | March 20, 2017 | 121 Comments
According to the latest drama news, another season of the well-received School series is underway at KBS and now has a broadcast slot. School 2017 is slated to air sometime in July after the end of Park Seo-joon’s Third-rate My Way, which will follow currently airing drama The Perfect Wife... More »