Drama Casting & News
Dramabeans exclusive: Interview with City Hunter, Doctor Stranger PD Jin Hyuk
by | August 25, 2015 | 152 Comments
We’ve got a special treat for you guys today, and are excited to present to you our very own exclusive interview with one of dramaland’s hitmaker directors, PD Jin Hyuk, whom you may know from his string of popular dramas like Brilliant Legacy, Prosecutor Princess, City Hunter, Master’s Sun, and... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Classic 1N2D hijinks in New Journey to the West
by | August 25, 2015 | 46 Comments
The first teaser is out for Na PD’s new experimental web variety show New Journey to the West, starring former 1 Night 2 Days members Kang Ho-dong, Lee Seung-gi, Lee Su-geun, and Eun Ji-won on a 5-day reunion trip to China. The series will be aired online via Naver TVcast,... More »


Drama Recaps
Last: Episode 8
by | August 25, 2015 | 18 Comments
There’s dissension in the ranks as Tae-ho is given more power, and several of the Seoul Seven are unhappy that the newcomer is being favored — and they’re not the types to sit back and let it happen without a fight. But Tae-ho is discovering that money and prestige aren’t... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yoo Ah-in takes up the sword in Six Flying Dragons
by | August 25, 2015 | 90 Comments
The first teaser is out for SBS’s historical drama Six Flying Dragons, and it looks pretty great—all cinematic and thudding with suspense. The drama feels exciting and epic, not like your father’s typical stuffy old sageuk (or fine, my father’s stuffy old sageuk—he likes ’em extra-boring and historically accurate), that’s... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Jong-seok considers crime movie One Line
by | August 24, 2015 | 205 Comments
It looks like Lee Jong-seok (Pinocchio) might be headed back to the big screen in a long con — he’s considering an offer to headline a new crime movie called One Line, as the leader of a ring that runs an insurance scam. You could probably sell a lot of... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Shi-hoo to make drama comeback in OCN’s Neighborhood Hero
by | August 24, 2015 | 326 Comments
Park Shi-hoo (Alice in Cheongdam-dong) has been cast as the leading man in the latest project from PD Kwak Jung-hwan, of Chuno, Conspiracy in the Court, Runaway Plan B, and Basketball. The spy action drama, called Neighborhood Hero, is being planned for a 2016 broadcast on cable network OCN and... More »


Drama Recaps
Last: Episode 7
by | August 24, 2015 | 22 Comments
Tae-ho continues with his scheme to swindle President Jung, determined to take his money and bring him down for good. While the plan is put into motion, Heung-sam has plans for his other minions as well, who have been causing problems for his business. But every action has an equal... More »


Drama Casting & News
Moon Geun-young, Kim Jae-wook confirm SBS’s Village
by | August 24, 2015 | 56 Comments
SBS’s upcoming Village is on a casting spree, with a slew of additions to the cast being made in quick succession. Heading the list is Moon Geun-young (Goddess of Fire Jung-yi), who has confirmed taking the lead role in the mysterious drama about a seemingly peaceful, crime-free village that is... More »


Drama Casting & News
It’s Okay, That Winter writer Noh Hee-kyung wooed by tvN
by | August 23, 2015 | 57 Comments
When can we declare the tvN conquest of dramaland complete? Has it already claimed dominion, or do we have to wait until every major PD and hit writer jumps ship to consider it complete? ‘Cause now we can add Noh Hee-kyung to the list, she of thoughtful insight, complex character... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: August 23, 2015
by | August 23, 2015 | 36 Comments
Su Ae, Oh Yeon-seo, Kim Seul-gi, Jin Ji-hee The sequel to the 2009 movie about the national men’s ski jump team, Take Off 2 will be about the national women’s ice hockey team. It stars Su Ae and begins filming in October, and has made several great additions to the cast: Tags:... More »


Drama Recaps
Oh My Ghostess: Episode 16 (Final)
by | August 22, 2015 | 232 Comments
There’s something nice about a finale that’s all about saying goodbye, since it gives us the chance to send our characters off with proper farewells, where they get to express what they mean to each other and how they’ve grown. Oh My Ghostess certainly had its share of missteps along... More »