Drama Casting & News
Chae Rim and Choi Siwon in Oh My Lady
by | January 26, 2010 | 119 Comments
This kind of seems like an odd pairing, but perhaps the story will carry it: Chae Rim (Dal Ja’s Spring) and Super Junior’s Choi Siwon have been cast as the leads in SBS’s new drama Oh My Lady. Chae Rim plays an ordinary housewife who becomes the manager of a... More »

Drama Casting & News
SBS drama OB-GYN’s eye-catching posters
by | January 26, 2010 | 28 Comments
I’m still not excited about SBS’s OB-GYN, but they did whip up some interesting (and oddly pretty) posters that evoke the pregnancy/medical theme. (See more photos from the shoot below.) In addition to the main cast, which features Jang Seo-hee, Go Ju-won, Seo Ji-seok, Jung Ho-bin, Lee Young-eun, and Song... More »

Drama Recaps
The Woman Who Still Wants to Marry: Episodes 1-2
by | January 25, 2010 | 61 Comments
MBC’s new trendy drama The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry didn’t get off to a strong ratings start last week, and given that Chuno looks unlikely to falter, it may very well remain an underrated show. It’s too bad, because there’s a refreshing quality to the drama that I... More »

Drama Casting & News
Ji Hyun-woo and Lee Bo-young in Birth of A Rich Man
by | January 25, 2010 | 37 Comments
Casting news has been announced for a new KBS series, Birth of a Rich Man or Birth of the Rich [부자의 탄생], which will headline Lee Bo-young (More than Blue) and Ji Hyun-woo (Invincible Lee Pyeong-gang). The theme is, as you can guess from the title, about the pursuit of... More »

Drama Recaps
City Hall: Episode 20 (Final)
by | January 25, 2010 | 172 Comments
(written by samsooki, with mead33, 0timelost and cleown) Episode 20 – The Greatest Ending Ever. Last episode, Mayor Shin Mi Rae faced BB’s awesome threat of literally destroying Inju City and everyone in it. And so Mi Rae had no choice but to sign the MOU and Authorization, the documents... More »

Regarding guest blogging
by | January 25, 2010 | 63 Comments
You’ve probably noticed that there have been a number of guest posts cropping up, from the year-end review series to the recaps of dramas like City Hall, IRIS, and Smile. The latest to join me is waterleaf, who wrote the post below and has graciously volunteered to keep writing from... More »

Celebrity News
Kim Yuna writes book
by | January 25, 2010 | 20 Comments
  Famous Korean skater, 20-year old Kim Yuna, will be releasing a personal narrative book on January 29th, called Kim Yuna’s 7 Minute Drama. The book walks through her figure skating career starting at the young age of 7 through topics more mundane such as music choice as well as... More »

Drama Casting & News
Idol star Taecyeon up for Cinderella’s Sister
by | January 25, 2010 | 111 Comments
Huh. After unconfirmed reports initially spread the rumors, now it has been announced that idol star Taecyeon of boy band 2PM will be making his acting debut in the upcoming Cinderella’s Sister. This news was confirmed on January 25 via phone interview with a source at the drama’s production company,... More »

Drama Recaps
Wish Upon a Star: Episode 6
by | January 24, 2010 | 51 Comments
Episode 6 kicks off the next phase of this drama, in a fun way. Everything has now been set up, and although saying that Episodes 1-5 were setup ground makes it sound like they’re slow, in fact it’s quite the opposite. They’ve been fast-paced and funny, with a healthy amount... More »

Drama Casting & News
Sohn Ye-jin headlines Personal Taste
by | January 24, 2010 | 131 Comments
OMG wut??? I totally did NOT expect it, but how exciting it this? Sohn Ye-jin is returning to television in the romantic-comedy drama Personal Taste opposite Lee Min-ho! The drama adaptation (of a novel) has been revived after fizzling in 2008, and recently cast Boys Before Flowers‘s breakout star Lee... More »

Drama Recaps
Chuno: Episode 4
by | January 24, 2010 | 38 Comments
Hi, I’m hjkomo. You may recall that I wrote a guest year-end review last month, and now, here is my very first drama recap on Dramabeans. I’d like to thank javabeans for inviting me to be a part of this fabulous blog and for the years of boundless entertainment. I’d... More »