In an epic story of star-crossed lovers that span many lifetimes and many time periods, four people are caught in an endless cycle of intertwined fates. Kang Jung Hwa (Jang Shin Young) is an up-and-coming stage actress who bumps into Dr. Min Ki Beom (Ryu Soo Young), a brilliant neurosurgeon, on the subway and is strangely drawn to him. Ki Beom happens to be the brother of Jung Hwa’s boyfriend, Min Ki Soo (Lee Jong Soo), a fellow actor. When Jung Hwa collapses for no known reason, she seeks treatment for her insomnia from psychologist Lee Soo Hyun (Park Yeh Jin), who happens to be Ki Beom’s fiancée. As Jung Hwa undergoes hypnosis treatment from Soo Hyun, they make the shocking discovery that their lives have crossed through many time periods and many lifetimes. Can this cycle of misfortune and intertwined fates be broken? “Next” is a 2005 South Korean drama series directed by Yoo Jung Joon.