Queen Seon Duk is a big budget sageuk (historical drama) from MBC, starring Lee Yo-Won and a star-studded cast of veteran actors. Queen Seon Duk has been climbing steadily in the ratings since it aired, hovering just below 30% by its 10th episode.
Lee Yo Won is Princess Duk Man, the eldest daughter of King Jinpyeong, ruler of Silla. When the king, having no male heirs, appoints her as successor to the throne, she becomes the first Queen of Silla and the first female ruler in Korean history, to be known as Queen Seon Duk. Possessed of extraordinary charm and wit, the Princess embarks on an incredible journey as she seeks to rule wisely and keep her kingdom united in the turbulent, war-torn era of the Three Kingdoms (Goguryeo, Baekje and Silla). Beset by conflicts both internal and external, her greatest enemy is Mi Shil (Ko Hyun Jung), a beautiful court woman who manipulates men to bring herself into power and is second only to the queen herself. Veteran actors include Park Ye Jin as the mother of Kim Chun Chu (Yoo Seung Ho) who becomes the 29th king of Silla and Uhm Tae Woong as famed Silla general Kim Yoo Shin.
Queen Seon Duk is the riveting story of the struggles of an extraordinary woman and her journey to become a famed and much-beloved queen. Watch Queen Seon Duk now!