Ji Chang-Wook and Kim You-Jung are cast in Lifetime drama series “Convenience Store Saet-Byeol” (literal title). The drama series is based on webcomic “Pyeonuijeom Saetbyeoli” by Hwalhwasan. Lifetime is a cable channel in South Korea and affiliated with the U.S. cable channel Lifetime and its parent company A&E Networks. For the drama series. Ji Chang-Wook will play Choi Dae-Hyun. He owns a convenience store after leaving his prior job at big company. Kim You-Jung will play university student Jung Saet-Byeol. She begins working at Choi Dae-Hyun’s convenience store.
“Convenience Store Saet-Byeol” will first air autumn, 2020 in South Korea. The drama series will air on multiple channels in addition to Lifetime.
Plot synopsis by AsianWiki: Choi Dae-Hyun (Ji Chang-Wook) runs into a group of female high school students, including Jung Saet-Byeol (Kim You-Jung). The girls look like troublemakers. Jung Saet-Byeol asks Choi Dae-Hyun to do an errand for them, which is to buy cigarettes from a convenience store. Choi Dae-Hyun buys the cigarettes for them and Jung Saet-Byeol gets his cellphone number, but he never gets a call from her.
4 years later, Choi Dae-Hyun is now 33 years old. He runs a small convenience store after he quit his job at a large company. He is looking for a part-time worker to work the night shift at his convenience store. Jung Saet-Byeol comes to his store and she soon starts to work there. She is not a troublemaker anymore. Jung Saet-Byeol is now a university student and guided by her strong morals.