Ji ChangWook and Kim YooJung are both in talks for the romantic comedy “Convenience Store SaetByul” also called “Backstreet Rookie”. It is based on the webtoon of the same title, making this drama one of the numerous webtoon adaptations of 2020.
The two actors casting is not yet confirmed but many cannot help but be curious about the drama and webtoon. It is the romance between a four-dimensional innocent femme fatale part-timer and a handsome sloppy manager at a convenience store.
Kim YooJung was offered the role of Jung SaetByul. According to the webtoon, she is 20 years old. When she was in high school, she was a bully. 4 years ago, she ran into Chae DaeHyun and asked him to buy her cigarettes in exchange for a kiss. She is now working at the same convenience store as Chae DaeHyun.
Ji ChangWook was offered the role of Chae DaeHyun. According to the webtoon, he is 33 years old. After meeting SaetByul 4 years ago, things did not go well for him. He failed to adapt at each workplace and decided to run a small convenience store. He got to meet her again as she came for an interview to work in his store.
Here a quick look at the webtoon.
For more about the webtoon, you can have a look at it here. It is officially only available in Korean.
The drama producer is Lee MyungWoo (“Fashion King”, “You’re Surrounded”, “The Fiery Priest”). The actor will be cast this month and the drama will air this fall. Many are looking for more information about the adaptation.
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