Chungmuro/Film News
Ji Chang-wook is playing no games to clear his name in Fabricated City
by | January 4, 2017 | 43 Comments
If you already miss seeing Ji Chang-wook (The K2) kicking proverbial butts on your screens, then you’re in luck because his upcoming action flick Fabricated City appears to be jampacked with action, drama, and humor, all of which he’s fully capable of delivering. Fabricated City is writer/director Park Kwang-hyun’s first... More »


Drama Casting & News
Ji Sung is the best dad ever in new Defendant stills
by | January 4, 2017 | 55 Comments
Okay, so initially I was super sad that one of my current favorite dramas, Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim, would be ending. But going from Han Seok-kyu to Ji Sung (Entertainer) is pretty much going from awesome to awesome, so I’m cautiously looking forward to SBS’s Defendant. Plus, I need something... More »


Drama Recaps
Hwarang: Episode 6
by | January 4, 2017 | 240 Comments
Tempers among the new Hwarang members are running high now that they’re all concentrated in the same place, and fistfights are breaking out at the slightest provocation. It’s not just youthful exuberance, as the infighting among the Hwarang could have serious political consequences, and unfortunately, Sun-woo is right in the... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Top 10 gateway dramas to hook your friends on
by | January 4, 2017 | 328 Comments
javabeans: Happy New Year, happy tenth anniversary, happy 2017, happy everything-that-will-be-better-than-2016! girlfriday: Yay, I’ve never been happier for a new year to start! I still can’t believe Dramabeans is old enough to be a tween! javabeans: Oh god, is it time for braces, backtalk, and bad attitudes? I’m still the... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Spill the Beans: Irreplaceable family memories and cultural exchanges
by | January 3, 2017 | 19 Comments
To submit your story, email us your stories, and we’ll keep sharing them as long as you guys keep sending them in.   Dramas: Bringing Families Together! leleyleley shares her story: Hi Dramabeans, I’ve been an avid Korean drama fan since Boys Over Flowers aired in my country. Since then,... More »


Drama Casting & News
First glimpse of MBC’s Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People
by | January 3, 2017 | 59 Comments
The first stills of MBC’s new Monday-Tuesday drama Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People have been released, and actors Yoon Kyun-sang (Doctors), Kim Ji-suk (Oh Hae-young Again), Honey Lee (Come Back, Ajusshi), and Kim Sang-joong (Jingbirok) appear to be settling into their characters and sageuk garb with ease. Rebel: Thief... More »


Drama Casting & News
Hilarious first trailer and teasers for Chief Kim
by | January 3, 2017 | 21 Comments
So, two office comedies will be premiering this January: tvN’s Introverted Boss and KBS’s Chief Kim. There’s been a steady stream of promos from the tvN team, but KBS has just stepped up its game, releasing two teasers, one trailer, and more stills for its upcoming drama. Thankfully, they’re airing... More »


Drama Recaps
Hwarang: Episode 5
by | January 3, 2017 | 172 Comments
We’ve finally gotten to the part of the show I’ve most been looking forward to — the budding friendships between the boys. It’s early days yet, but you can see by the way that they fight together that eventually, they’ll be working together instead of against each other. They have... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Sung-woong gets decked out in a batsuit for Man to Man
by | January 3, 2017 | 21 Comments
Okay, so it’s not technically a batsuit, but I dare anybody to take a look at Park Sung-woong’s (Remember–Son’s War) latest stills from his upcoming bromance-action drama Man to Man and think of anything other than batsuit. It can’t be done! The drama is centered around a secret agent (Park... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Seul-gi reunites with Oh My Ghostess crew on Weightlifting Fairy
by | January 3, 2017 | 56 Comments
A cameo from Kim Seul-gi (Second to Last Love) is just the thing to lift my mood and distract me from the fact that MBC’s Wednesday-Thursday drama Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju is soon coming to an end. *SNIFF* The delightful little underdog drama about weightlifting heroine Lee Sung-kyung and her... More »