‘Sandglass’


Drama Casting & News
News bites: January 28, 2017
by | January 28, 2017 | 22 Comments
Lee Bo-young, Lee Sang-yoon, Kwon Yul, Park Se-young Happy news: The leads and supporting leads for cops-and-lawyers drama Whisper are all confirmed. Lee Bo-young (God’s Gift–14 Days) and Lee Sang-yoon (On the Way to the Airport) are reuniting as leads, with the former playing a scrappy detective and the latter a brilliant judge. Kwon Yul... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Top 10 favorite drama bromances
by | January 18, 2017 | 218 Comments
javabeans: It seemed only natural to follow up our list of favorite couples with our list of favorite bromances, which are sometimes just as compelling as the love stories—er, I mean romantic love stories, since bromances are love stories of another kind. girlfriday: The best kind! Bromantic love is one of my favorite types of... More »


Drama Casting & News
Sequel to blockbuster K-drama classic Sandglass in the works
by | July 28, 2016 | 63 Comments
Another sequel is in process. The Dramagods (aka Korean production companies, broadcasting stations, whoever makes the decisions up there) have seen fit to re-create the daebak 1995 hit Sandglass. This political-action melodrama catapulted the careers of then-budding actors Choi Min-soo (Jackpot), Go Hyun-jung (Dear My Friends), and Park Sang-won (My Daughter Geum Sa-wol, Healer), who... More »


Drama Casting & News
Sandglass/Legend/Faith producer ends life
by | July 23, 2013 | 179 Comments
Sad news is currently ruling the headlines, after famed (legendary, perhaps) drama producer and director Kim Jong-hak was discovered dead in a gositel (a sort of extended stay motel), having taken his own life. He died in the morning of July 23. Kim Jong-hak was a major figure in the Korean entertainment industry, and his... More »


Podcasts
Dramabeans Podcast #1
by | May 15, 2010 | 222 Comments
New toy! I’ve been wanting to try a podcast for ages, but lacked the technical wherewithal (and time) to fiddle around with it till now. But I’ve brushed up my techie skills and persuaded girlfriday to join me in this venture, and together we took a stab at our very first Dramabeans podcast. I apologize... More »


Drama Casting & News
Air City Preview
by | May 14, 2007 | 18 Comments
Although kdramas premiere all the time with staggered start dates without a real “season” to speak of, with the current batch of dramas mostly winding down, we can await a new crop of dramas soon, just in time for summer. Starting this weekend (May 19), we get AIR CITY, marking Lee Jung Jae‘s return to... More »