Drama Casting & News
Kim Rae-won’s comeback with Su Ae
by | July 19, 2011 | 138 Comments
Happy dance time! Kim Rae-won is making his first post-army project the drama Thousand Day Promise, the new title of the drama formerly called Forget Me Not, which shows good taste: It’s the series by famed writer Kim Soo-hyun (Life Is Beautiful, Mom’s Dead Upset, My Man’s Woman) and starring... More »

Drama Casting & News
Scent of a Woman posters
by | July 19, 2011 | 68 Comments
Posters are out for SBS’s Scent of a Woman…and there’s a wedding involved? I presume the wedding must take place rather early, since I doubt they’d shoot an ending scene up front, which I have to admit is one of those story things I’m a sucker for — the first-comes-marriage,... More »

Dramabeans Podcast #7, Part 2
by | July 19, 2011 | 184 Comments
More drunk podcasting!   Podcast #7, Part 2: Running time: 47:55 In which we: discuss His Hotness, Lee Min-ho; have a tangent on Neukkim (Feelings) and youthful crushes (5:45); drink (0:00-47:55); get back on topic and talk about City Hunter, a lot (9:50); take another detour on JJ Abrams, Alias,... More »

Drama Recaps
Miss Ripley: Episode 15
by | July 18, 2011 | 129 Comments
Miri reaches the end of her rope, as everyone comes to collect what’s owed. The men in her life continue to think that they can save her, and don’t stop hurling themselves under buses to prove their love. Apparently a simple candygram just won’t do.... More »

Drama Recaps
Myung-wol the Spy: Episode 3
by | July 18, 2011 | 109 Comments
What a hoot. I think I may end up loving this show. The first episode piqued my interest with the gorgeous visuals and offbeat vibe, the second had me busting a gut with its quirky humor, and the third? It stirred that sense of excitement, that feeling that I could... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoon Sang-hyun cast as Choi Ji-woo’s leading man
by | July 18, 2011 | 138 Comments
Oh, what an interesting pairing! Yoon Sang-hyun (Secret Garden) has been cast in dramaland’s most coveted role of late: as Choi Ji-woo‘s leading man in her comeback drama Can’t Lose. Yoon is a big star in his own right, but right now I can only think of how his Secret... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 342
by | July 17, 2011 | 111 Comments
In which case we are shown that the simplest, most childish games can sometimes be the most hilarious. And sadistic. (Also, this is 1N2D’s 200th episode special, which you may notice doesn’t correspond to our episode titling. That’s ’cause 1N2D is a segment airing as part of KBS’s Happy Sunday,... More »

Dramabeans Podcast #7, Part 1
by | July 17, 2011 | 144 Comments
Podcast #7 is here! Warning: Will be long and meandering. Also, drunk. We recorded this podcast (of which there will be three parts) in one monstrously long session, intending to post it in its entirety. The better to monitor the progression of drunkenness, and all that! However, upon listening to... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 51
by | July 17, 2011 | 51 Comments
We’re back for another day of adventure in Bangkok. The money’s been swiped and it’s up to the Running Men to chase down the thief. This episode has so many twists and turns it’s hard for me to wrap my head around it! Tensions run high and it’s anyone’s game.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Posters and promo stills from The Princess’s Man
by | July 16, 2011 | 42 Comments
Romantic sageuk The Princess’s Man will be offering up a change of pace for Wednesdays and Thursdays when it takes over the slot vacated by the just-ended Romance Town this week. While that drama was lighter-spirited, this one will dial up the tragic romance and melodrama with its Romeo &... More »