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A still of “The Roundup: No Way Out” took over the internet as Ma Dong-seok launched a knock-out at the criminal 

Third installment of the “Crime City” series caught attention by starting rolling this summer.

The release of “The Roundup”, the first sequel after “The Outlaws”, this year attracted 12.69 million viewers in the aftermath of the COVID-19 virus.

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Actor Ma Dong-seok. Image: Insight

As  “The Roundup” is having a good box-office performance, it is said that the third installment is already underway, exciting fans for another thrilling experience. 

Recently, a still image of “Roundup: No Way Out” takes hold of overseas online communities.

Ma Dong-seok takes down his opponent in one hit

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Image: Online community

The still shows Detective Ma Seok-do (played by Ma Dong-seok) in a casual windbreaker and jeans, dealing a blow to a criminal. 

The criminal in red pants appears to have fallen off after failing to block off Seok-do’s punches. 

Attention is focusing on whether Detective Maseokdo, who “truly educated” Jang Chen (played by Yoon Kye-sang) in the first movie and Kang Hae-sang (played by Son Seok-gu) in the second, will be able to easily overpower criminals in the third one.

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Image: The “The Outlaws” series 

This time around, director Lee Sang-yong takes the steering wheel and directs the movie, opening up another adventure of monster detective Ma Seok-do and an assault team wiping out a gang of Yakuza against the backdrop of Incheon.

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The movie is scheduled to be released next year.

Lee Joonhyuk is chosen to be the main villain for this sequel named Joo Seong-cheol, following Yoon Kye-sang and Son Seok-gu. 

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Image: “The Roundup” released this year 

Actor Lee Bum-soo also stars as Jang Tae-soo, the head of the regional investigation unit.

Unfortunately, we cannot see Jeon Il-man (played by Choi Gwi-hwa), who had a good chemistry with Detective Maseokdo this time.

Munetaka Aoki plays the role of Riki Yakuza, and actors Kim Min-jae, Jeon Seok-ho, and Ko Kyu-pil appear as assistants for Detective Ma Seok-do.

The movie, “The Outlaws 2”

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Actor Lee Joonhyuk. Image: Ace Factory

Kunimura Jun stars as the Yakuza boss.

 “The Roundup: No Way Out” is reported to start filming this summer.

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Image: Insight

Up to 8 film works of “The Outlaws” series… “If it continues to be popular, you can watch it all the time” 

Recently, Ma Dong-seok mentioned that he had already planned it as a series since he filmed the first movie “The Outlaws”, which drew attention for the sheer number of installments in the franchise.

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Ma Dong-seok is also reported to have participated as a producer in the second movie, gaining tremendous profit from the box office success of “The Roundup”. 

Ma Dong-seok will appear in eight movies where Detective Ma Seok-do defeats the villains that gives a satisfactory feeling.

Source: insight

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