Drama Casting & News
Drama viewership ratings for the week of Oct. 10-16, 2016
by | October 16, 2016 | 120 Comments
Woman With a Suitcase is getting ever closer to that 10% mark, but may not reach it until Moonlight Drawn By Clouds is over. I was expecting the latter show to have some kind of resurgence as it neared the end of its run, but it’s still performing very admirably... More »

Drama Recaps
The K2: Episode 7
by | October 15, 2016 | 192 Comments
Surviving this world of secrets will require a sharp mind that can keep any incoming dangers at bay. But when emotions threaten to break the surface for some of our characters, they’ll use a weapon more powerful than any gun: their words. Dodging a bullet will be easier than a... More »

Drama Recaps
Fantastic: Episode 12
by | October 15, 2016 | 26 Comments
When it seems like our couple overcomes one obstacle, another one pops up to replace it, but regardless of what life throws their way, So-hye and Hae-sung will face it together. So-hye experiences more hardships, but luckily, she’s now surrounded by people who’ll rush to her side in her time... More »

Drama Recaps
On the Way to the Airport: Episode 7
by | October 15, 2016 | 55 Comments
In the wake of recent tragedies, Do-woo needs Su-ah now more than ever—and it’s clear that she wants nothing more than to be as much a comfort to him as he’s been to her. But once again, those pesky morals keep her from being too comfortable pursuing her inner desires.... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching
by | October 15, 2016 | 252 Comments
How was your week in drama-watching? Are you hooked on shows or dropping them like flies, or are you clinging in through the bitter end out of loyalty? Are you surprised by what you’ve stuck with, or have you known all along which you’d stick through to the finish line?... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: October 15, 2016
by | October 15, 2016 | 53 Comments
Yoo Seung-ho, Taecyeon Hooray that he’ll be back to sportin’ a sageuk mane of glory: Yoo Seung-ho (Remember–Son’s War) is confirmed for Ruler–Master of the Mask, in which he’ll play an 18th-century crown prince of Joseon fighting off a faction that’s out to obtain control of the water supply. The... More »

Drama Recaps
Jealousy Incarnate: Episode 15
by | October 14, 2016 | 221 Comments
Brace yourselves for some emotional purging and whiplash. There is so much dysfunction between our two boys (read: children) that Na-ri — the one who provoked this intense rivalry with her romantic indecision in the first place — seems to be the only voice of reason within this love triangle.... More »

Drama Recaps
Shopping King Louis: Episode 7
by | October 14, 2016 | 165 Comments
Bok-shil gets a taste of the good life, and gains a few life lessons as well, mostly in the area of how (not) to cater to a king. Louis isn’t having such an easy time of it, as he experiences things like jealousy and anger for the first time, as... More »

Drama Casting & News
Stills from Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju’s first script read
by | October 14, 2016 | 38 Comments
The script read for MBC’s new youth sports rom-com Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju kicked off with a strong start. Here are the stills from the table read, led by Lee Sung-kyung (Doctors) in the title role as a young weightlifter, and Nam Joo-hyuk (Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Ryeo) in his... More »

Drama Casting & News
CBS developing American remake of Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-ho
by | October 14, 2016 | 29 Comments
The Park Shin-yang-starring KBS hit series Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-ho is getting the Hollywood treatment over at CBS, one of the Big Three television networks in the U.S. Based on a webtoon, Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-ho is the story of a disgraced superstar prosecutor who begins a new career as... More »