Drama Casting & News
Woman of Dignity lands on JTBC’s weekend schedule
by | March 23, 2017 | 17 Comments
Finally, some news about Kim Hee-sun and Kim Sun-ah’s drama Woman of Dignity! It feels like the drama was announced ages ago and then all went silent on it, and I’d been wondering if it would ever get a broadcaster or a timeslot. It’s cable station JTBC that has picked... More »

Drama Casting & News
Chun Woo-hee, Yoo Joon-sang consider new SBS legal thriller Falsify
by | March 23, 2017 | 45 Comments
We’re about to be up to our eyeballs in prosecutors, which seems to be the hot career choice for drama characters this year. On the heels of their latest hit drama Defendant, SBS has announced that they’re going to produce a new legal drama called Falsify, about prosecutors and reporters.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yeon Woo-jin offered lead in sageuk romance Seven Day Queen
by | March 22, 2017 | 87 Comments
I didn’t even ask for this, but now that it’s been announced as a possibility, it’s all I ever wanted for this show: Yeon Woo-jin (Introverted Boss) has been offered the lead in new KBS sageuk romance Seven Day Queen, which comes from Healer’s PD and is being considered by... More »

Drama Recaps
Defendant: Episode 17
by | March 22, 2017 | 12 Comments
With Jung-woo back to doing what he does best, he’s close to finally catching up to his ultimate goal: Min-ho. But Min-ho always manages to be one step ahead of him, so it’s now or never if Jung-woo hopes to finally bring his wife’s murderer to justice. Will Min-ho manage... More »

Drama Casting & News
Petty rants and bickering partners in Mystery Queen’s mockumentary teaser
by | March 22, 2017 | 25 Comments
I love the second teaser released by Mystery Queen—sure, it’s not as eccentric as the first, but as a huge fan of Modern Family and Parks And Rec, I enjoyed the mockumentary feel as both main characters complained about each other to the cameraman. The plot of the upcoming KBS... More »

Drama Casting & News
Child actress-turned-grownup Lee Se-young courted for The Best Hit
by | March 22, 2017 | 35 Comments
Lee Se-young was one of those actresses who had been in the industry for so long that I would recognize her but not remember any of the projects she had been in. So she was without a real breakout role until her most recent family drama Laurel Tree Tailors; she... More »

Drama Recaps
Perfect Wife: Episode 8
by | March 22, 2017 | 68 Comments
Hold onto your hats folks, because the surprises this episode has in store for us go way beyond anything we’ve seen so far. I’m just floored at this show’s continuing ability to do the one thing I never expected, and yet I still never see it coming. I don’t know... More »

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 | 77 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 »