Drama Casting & News
Moonlight Drawn By Clouds from the original author’s point of view
by | September 25, 2016 | 90 Comments
Yoon Yi-soo is the writer of the web novel which became the original source material for currently airing hit youth sageuk Moonlight Drawn By Clouds. Last Thursday, she gave an interview with Joy News where she revealed her inner thoughts about her work, the drama adaptation, and its actors. Moonlight... More »


Drama Casting & News
Drama viewership ratings for the week of Sept. 19-25, 2016
by | September 25, 2016 | 256 Comments
Moonlight Drawn By Clouds rose to an impressive 21.3% this week, but didn’t go much higher—though at this point, I wouldn’t put anything past that show. The fact that it dropped just a teensy bit in its even episode doesn’t mean much—there was a lot of content to distract audiences... More »


Drama Recaps
The K2: Episode 1
by | September 24, 2016 | 316 Comments
Damn, tvN’s newest bodyguard-action drama The K2 promised us lots of action, and boy did it deliver. Bloody and brutal, the intensity hardly lets up in the opening hour from the first punch to the finishing blow. Just when we get a moment to catch a breath, the acting commands... More »


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Beans of Wisdom: What’s in a name?
by | September 24, 2016 | 100 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… insa asks in “Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching” (#27): just a question, how did you guys move on from a show that disappointed you because you feel like you wasting your time watching it all? *the healthy way is preferable I should add the... More »


Drama Recaps
On the Way to the Airport: Episode 1
by | September 24, 2016 | 88 Comments
On the Way to the Airport has been promoting a “natural and warm” atmosphere throughout its teasers so far, so I was curious to see whether the pilot (har) would hold up to that claim—after all, there’s a dangerously fine line between “natural and warm” and “boring.” Thankfully, with Airport’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
Looking for answers from W writer Song Jae-jung
by | September 24, 2016 | 178 Comments
At a press conference nearly a week after the finale of W–Two Worlds aired on September 14, writer Song Jae-jung (who also wrote Nine and Queen In-hyun’s Man) attempted to answer some of the many questions raised by viewers. Song spoke freely about the story’s logical development, her thoughts on... More »


Drama Recaps
Shopping King Louis: Episode 2
by | September 23, 2016 | 184 Comments
If I liked the first episode, I loved the second episode. This show is just so sweet and silly and heartwarming and ridiculous, in all the right ways. Louis and Bok-shil struggle to find their way in a big heartless world, and though everything seems to be going wrong, they... More »


Drama Recaps
Jealousy Incarnate: Episode 9
by | September 23, 2016 | 114 Comments
The impending doom has arrived, and Hwa-shin is finally facing his feelings. Of course he’s still reluctant, but he’s becoming aware of how much he cares about those around him. He may still try to maintain his self-absorbed façade, but we’re slowly but surely seeing his capacity for love.... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching
by | September 23, 2016 | 253 Comments
Hello party people, it’s time for another team check-in! This week, new dramas rolled in, which I was eager to check out, while older dramas stepped it up and got more interesting, so overall I was left with a pretty happy feeling in my little corner of dramaland. Of course,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Han Ji-min to cameo as Jo Jung-seok’s blind date in Jealousy Incarnate
by | September 23, 2016 | 16 Comments
Cameos are always fun, and this one should be no different. Actress Han Ji-min (Age of Shadows) will be making a cameo appearance on SBS’s currently airing Wednesday-Thursday drama Jealousy Incarnate. She’ll be playing the woman with whom Jo Jung-seok’s character, Lee Hwa-shin, went on a blind date with in... More »