Deokman was born a twin but was abandoned as a baby and sent to a place far away by her father, King Jinpyeong in order to protect her from being killed by an influenced royal court lady, Mishil who tries to snatch away the throne from the royal successor. Deokman was later brought back to the Silla palace, where she joined forces with her twin sister Princess Cheonmyong to oppose Mishil. However, Mishil devised sinister plans to have the two Silla princesses exiled from the kingdom, and in a secretive battle, Princess Cheonmyong was accidentally killed. But Princess Deokman shrewdly enlisted the help of General Kim Yusin and eliminated her archenemy Mishil. She then became Queen Seon Deok, the first female ruler of the Silla kingdom. This drama is about a story of a beautiful queen, who has to give up her love to save the people and thus, leaving behind many brilliant achievements.
The life and times of the first female ruler in Korean history comes to screen in the 2009 historical drama Queen Seon Duk. MBC's latest grand period biopic after Jumong, Yi San, and The Legend, Queen Seon Duk has reached "national drama" status, attracting over 40% viewership rating with its fascinating historical melodrama, luscious production values, and captivating battle of wits between two strong female leads - Lee Yo Won (Surgeon Bong Dal Hee) as the eponymous heroine, and Ko Hyun Jung (Wha'ts Up, Fox?) playing brilliantly against type as the villain. Aiding Lee Yo Won's journey from exiled princess to the first Queen of Shilla is a star-studded cast that includes Uhm Tae Woong (Devil) as her general and true love, Park Ye Jin (Dae Jo Yeong) as her twin sister, and Kim Nam Gil (Portrait of a Beauty) as her enemy's son, plus Jo Min Ki (East of Eden), Seo Young Hee, Lee Moon Shik, Joo Sang Wook, and young stars like Yoo Seung Ho, Shin Se Kyung, UEE of After School, Qri of T-ara, Park Eun Bin, Nam Ji Hoon, and Lee Hyun Woo.
After surviving an assassination attempt as an infant, Princess Duk Man (Lee Yo Won) was raised in secrecy outside the kingdom of Shilla, not to return to her rightful place at the palace until her teens. With the help of her twin sister Princess Chun Myung (Park Ye Jin) and loyal general Kim Yu Sin (Uhm Tae Woong), Duk Man rises to her destiny to fight her power-hungry enemy, Mi Shil (Ko Hyun Jung), who tried to kill her years ago and now wields great influence over the king and the army.
This Limited Edition boxset includes press conference, outtakes, interviews, and other extras.
- Park Ye Jin as Princess Chun Myung
- Lee Hyun Woo as young Kim Yoo Shin
- Uhm Tae Woong as Kim Yoo Shin
- Uee as 18 year old Mi Shil
- Go Hyun Jung as Lady Mi Shil
- Nam Ji Hyun as 15 year old Princess Duk Man
- Lee Yo Won as Princess Duk Man, later Queen Seon Duk
- Release Date: 2010-12-23
- Type : DVD
- Language: Korean
- Video Format : NTSC
- Region Code: 3 - South East Asia (including Hong Kong, S. Korea and Taiwan)
- Subtitles: ENGLISH
- Screen: 16:9