Stars Ralph Macchio (Daniel LaRusso) and William Zabka (Johnny Lawrence) spoke to Bleeding Cool about if Nariyoshi Miyagi (Pat Morita) might also get a similar flashback treatment with another younger actor as Miyagi's student Daniel remains interested in learning new things about his former sensei's past. Cobra Kai (L to R) William Zabka as Johnny Lawrence,[...]
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Daniel faces an even more uncertain future with another rival-turned-ally in Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) turns AWOL, not knowing he's off trying to find his student Miguel Diaz (Xolo Maridueña) in Mexico What we do know is that not only is Okumoto returning to help, but we also have another major return in Mike Barnes,[...]
As if there was any doubt, Cobra Kai star William Zabka helped infuse his own musical tastes into his signature character of Johnny Lawrence with his love for hair metal and '80s rock The soundtrack plays a huge role as we hear in the Netflix series with such hits as Poison's Nothing' But a Good[...]
His former champion Johnny Lawrence (Zabka) splintered off creating his own dojo in Eagle Fang and joined forces with rival Miyagi-Do ran by Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio). Cobra Kai Season 4 _ Official Clip_ Two Senseis _ Netflix 1-3 screenshot With the tournament adding exhibitions to demonstrate proficiency in martial arts, the contest was changed to have[...]
1 student Miguel (Xolo Maridueña) ran away to seek out his father in Mexico and his sensei Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) is going after him, it seems like we're set for what they'll be doing for a significant chunk of season five Not to mention that when Johnny returns, he might be willing to swallow[...]
Entering season four, Cobra Kai found its protagonists Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) reluctantly joining forces to defeat a greater enemy in John Kreese (Martin Kove), who reclaimed his spot as leader Cobra Kai They all agreed to settle their score at the All-Valley Karate Tournament that if Daniel's Miyagi-Do or[...]
That means life is about to get a whole lot uglier for Daniel LaRusso's (Macchio) Miyagi-Do and Johnny Lawrence's (Zabka) Eagle Fang dojos- even as they join forces Because this time, there's more than just a trophy on the line at the All Valley Karate Tournament- it's the heart and soul of the community That[...]
One of those responsible is co-creator and co-showrunner Josh Heald along with Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg created the series far beyond anything imagined set in the world of the Karate Kid expanding the stories of its central characters Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, Heald opened[...]
Now, Kreese (Martin Kove) has some serious back-up and life is about to get a whole lot uglier for Daniel LaRusso's (Ralph Macchio) Miyagi-Do and Johnny Lawrence's (William Zabka) Eagle Fang dojos This means there's more than just a trophy on the line at the All Valley Karate Tournament- it's a battle for the heart[...]
The creators of the sequel series to The Karate Kid franchise in Jon Hurwitz, Josh Heald, and Hayden Schlossberg spoke with Deadline Hollywood on the shocking moment and what's to come for Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) and Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio). COBRA KAI (Cr CURTIS BONDS BAKER/NETFLIX © 2020) "We're all very excited here, it was a[...]
Prior to the series' revival initially on YouTube Red, the actor's character of Johnny Lawrence wasn't as endearing with his appearances in the first two Karate Kid films since the franchise focused on rival Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and his sensei Mr Miyagi (Pat Morita) Appearing on WTF with Marc Maron via The Hollywood Reporter,[...]
To say Johnny Lawrence is a once-in-a-lifetime kind of role for Cobra Kai star William Zabka, would be an understatement The actor reflected on how he started with the franchise with Entertainment Weekly on their Awardist podcast on what led to his original casting for the teenage rival Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) in the martial[...]
Mondo is set to release the score to Netflix's Cobra Kai on vinyl this Wednesday- and yes, it comes with a cassette as well!
Following that, series star William Zabka (Johnny Lawrence) took to social media to officially announce that filming on the fourth season had wrapped Now, Zabka's co-star Ralph Macchio (Daniel LaRusso) and Hurwitz (on behalf of Heald and Schlossberg) are checking in with viewers to share their thoughts on what it feels like to have another season[...]
When we last left things, Daniel LaRusso's (Ralph Macchio) Miyagi-Do and Johnny Lawrence's (William Zabka) Eagle Fang dojos were putting aside their drama and looking to go Avengers: Endgame to take down Kreese- thanks to a returning Ali Mills Schwarber (Elisabeth Shue) smoothing things over with the older folks and Sam (Mary Mouser) rallying the high[...]
Cobra Kai costume designer Frank Helmer spoke with Bleeding Cool about how the characters evolve via their clothes during the Netflix series.
One of the biggest stars is the return of Johnny Lawrence, the "bully" from the original film but with the audience seeing his perspective The character has seen his flawed ways and grown, and Icon Heroes wants to take fans back to see Johnny in a new light The company has announced their new 2021[...]
Aside from the training and filming of scenes on set, it turned out star William Zabka shares some characteristics with Johnny Lawrence in real life and Martin Kove (John Kreese) is equally as reflective "They're really cool and outgoing and stuff," he said "William will make like funny voices and tell jokes on set He's[...]
Not even Sam's father was exempt from his share of antagonizing given his temperament towards his rival Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) As with any drama whether if it's something revered in pop culture like Cobra Kai or any soap, people are always going to pick sides The third season of Cobra Kai is available to[...]
Ever since Cobra Kai reintroduced The Karate Kid fans to Johnny Lawrence, played by William Zabka, the franchise's popularity surged beyond their creators' wildest dreams Not too far removed from the epic season three that finally saw the one-time prized students of Miyagi-do and Cobra Kai putting aside their rivalry to battle their greatest threat[...]
Think you're enough of a Cobra Kai fan to catch all of the easter eggs and callbacks in Season 3? Here's a look at some you might've missed.
She helped set the story in motion stuck in the love triangle between Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) As Ali was seeing Johnny earlier in the film, a then-star pupil of Cobra Kai took exception to Daniel's advances Taking exception to Johnny's bullying ways, Ali breaks up with him and ends[...]
Two major fights, a resolution via flashback, and an ominous cliffhanger fuel the powerful third season finale of Netflix's Cobra Kai.
For the series' main character Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka), things feel like they come full circle, but he also has a difficult decision to make We also have an obvious change in dynamic within the youth dojo war between Cobra Kai, Eagle Fang, and Miyagi-do This is your spoilers warning for the episode. Cr COURTESY OF[...]
TINA ROWDEN/NETFLIX © 2020 The conclusion of season two teased the return of Ali Mills, the one-time high school sweetheart of Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) During the events of the 1984 film, the two had a falling out and she fell in love with Daniel, which sparked his and Johnny's rivalry It wasn't known at the[...]
After all, Cobra Kai was originally his before his one-time prized student Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) revived at the beginning of the series Upon seeing a familiar face among the recruits, it doesn't sit well with one of its senior members As always, this is your minor spoiler warning for the episode. Cr CURTIS BONDS BAKER/NETFLIX[...]
Trixie Mattel and Katya are back with another edition of "I Like to Watch"- this time, checking out the fight scenes from Netflix's Cobra Kai.
Without giving away spoilers here, it looks like Netflix's Cobra Kai might have to throw some thanks to The Boys' for THAT season 3 return.
Cobra Kai creators offer SPOILER-FILLED takes on the team-up fans were waiting for, Kreese's phone call, how THAT return happened, and more.
Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, and more from the Cobra Kai cast offer viewers a recap of the "Karate Kid" sequel series' first two seasons.