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Drama Recaps
Queen’s Classroom: Series review
by | October 20, 2013 | 104 Comments
Queen’s Classroom isn’t the sort of drama we’re used to seeing on primetime television, which is perhaps why it flew under the radar when it premiered on MBC earlier this summer. Even though it pulled in low but decent numbers (managing to at least beat out Sword and Flower when the two were in direct... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Bae Doo-na and Kim Sae-ron team up for new film
by | September 2, 2013 | 23 Comments
Chungmuro is lighting up with director-producers these days. Director Lee Chang-dong (of Poetry) is producing a new film called Do-hee-ya, about a young girl surrounded in mystery and the small town police officer who tries to save her. It stars Kim Sae-ron (Queen’s Classroom, Ajusshi) as the titular Do-hee, along with Bae Doo-na (Cloud Atlas),... More »


Drama Casting & News
Queen’s Classroom releases posters
by | June 3, 2013 | 25 Comments
Here are the posters for MBC’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama Queen’s Classroom, the Japanese drama remake starring Go Hyun-jung as a rigid and exacting dictator… turned sixth-grade teacher. I wish I could say they were pretty posters, or ones that didn’t look like they were either cobbled together out of her past dramas, or pulled out... More »


Drama Casting & News
First teaser and stills for Queen’s Classroom
by | May 22, 2013 | 51 Comments
Here’s our first look at Queen’s Classroom, the new Go Hyun-jung drama set to air on Wednesdays and Thursdays on MBC. It’s a remake of the Japanese drama Jyoou no Kyoushitsu and stars Go Hyun-jung as a strict new teacher at an elementary school, who rules her class with an iron fist. Kim Sae-ron (Ajusshi)... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: April 17, 2013
by | April 17, 2013 | 94 Comments
Casting news galore! And do I mean galore: Lee Soo-hyuk (Vampire Idol, Tree With Deep Roots) joins the cast of KBS’s revenge melodrama Shark. It’s the show that stars Kim Nam-gil as a man on a revenge mission against the family that destroyed his own. Again, I mean, since we’ve already seen Bad Guy. Lee... More »


Drama Casting & News
Queen’s Classroom casts Kim Sae-ron, Seo Shin-ae
by | March 30, 2013 | 50 Comments
Looks like Go Hyun-jung’s new school-set drama The Queen’s Classroom isn’t messing around when it comes to child actors — they’ve cast not one but two big names (south of fifteen, that is) to be her co-stars. Kim Sae-ron (Neighbor) and Seo Shin-ae (Incarnation of Money) will star as students to Go Hyun-jung’s icy, hard-nosed... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
2012 Blue Dragon Film Awards
by | November 30, 2012 | 120 Comments
The 2012 Blue Dragon Film Awards were held last night, and now it feels like we’ve entered awards season in earnest, following up on last month’s Grand Bell Awards. There were a few of the same names and titles, but on the whole, I’d say the Blue Dragons were much more in line with what... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Sae-ron picks her second drama project
by | October 11, 2011 | 22 Comments
Kim Sae-ron has lined up her next project, which happens to be her second drama role: She’ll be taking a lead role in a cable drama — dayum, cable is taking over the world! — called Heavenly Garden. The project is described as a “moving human drama” that unfolds around a pure-spirited mother raising two... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
16th Busan International Film Festival’s opening red carpet
by | October 6, 2011 | 160 Comments
The 16th Busan International Film Festival opened on October 6, and the red carpet to the opening screening — So Ji-sub and Han Hyo-joo’s tragic romance Only You — was awash with stars. (For those of you used to seeing the festival called PIFF, it recently changed its spelling. The festival is in its 16th... More »


Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: The Man From Nowhere
by | September 12, 2011 | 187 Comments
[Please join us in welcoming a guest blogger to Dramabeans, movie reviewer only1tony. We’ve been wanting to cover movies for so long, but barring cloning and/or dangerous 4th dimension travel, we had to find someone awesome who loves dramas and movies and the DB community just as much as we do. Be on the lookout... More »


Celebrity News
An acting family emerges with the “Ron Sisters”
by | August 14, 2011 | 89 Comments
Holy crap, there are THREE of them? Korea’s well on its way to establishing its own acting family dynasty with these three youngsters. And here I thought 11-year-old Kim Sae-ron was a marvel all on her own, but it turns out she has two younger sisters with equally big acting aspirations. When it was just... More »