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Kove, who played John Kreese since the 1984 film The Karate Kid, made his return to the iconic role on the sequel series reboot Cobra Kai on Netflix The one-time sensei of Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) made a tongue-in-cheek reference to the very tactic he pushed to his prized student in the John G Avildsen film. Images:[...]
COBRA KAI (L to R) RALPH MACCHIO as DANIEL LARUSSO of COBRA KAI Cr. TINA ROWDEN/NETFLIX © 2020
Most people outside of trivia buffs might not realize how Cobra Kai star Ralph Macchio was a trained dancer before taking on the role of Daniel LaRusso in the Karate Kid films Going from one of the most beloved franchises of the 1980s to making his triumphant return to the role When YouTube and Sony[...]
Cobra Kai: Why a Young Nariysohi Miyagi Prequel Should Be Explored
With the stakes mounting in the upcoming season four of Cobra Kai, it seems like one other facet of The Karate Kid franchise that's often alluded to, but never fully explored is the past of Nariyoshi Miyagi, played by the late Pat Morita As more of the past is explored with the likes of Martin[...]
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With Netflix's announcement of the return of The Karate Kid Part III villain Terry Silver and actor Thomas Ian Griffith to the sequel series Cobra Kai, the show's Twitter account offered a refresher course for those who may have missed out on the 1989 film with the five facts you need to know about the[...]
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That's right, Thomas Ian Griffith's Terry Silver (The Karate Kid III) is making his return- and he's promising to bring some "real pain" with him Yesterday, viewers were treated to a teaser and key art signaling Silver's return- but now, they get to hear from Griffith himself. Image: Netflix "I never imagined I'd be stepping back into this[...]
Cobra Kai star William Zabka channeled his inner-Johnny (Image: MTV screencap)
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 arts classic The Karate Kid "The 18-year-old me is kicking himself on a beach somewhere," Zabka said "It's so unbelievable." Cobra[...]
COBRA KAI (L to R) RALPH MACCHIO as DANIEL LARUSSO of COBRA KAI Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2020
COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2020 First up, Macchio shared a "before/after" look at what life was like when they were first promoting the "Karate Kid" sequel series as compared to how they were feeling as they honored the end of filming on the fourth season "Three years ago today with the big three and Billy Z[...]
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Last week, fans of Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz, and Hayden Schlossberg's Cobra Kai were offered some seriously good news from Netflix co-CEO and Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos: the "Karate Kid" sequel series would be returning for its fourth season before the end of this year When we last left things, Daniel LaRusso's (Ralph Macchio) Miyagi-Do[...]
COBRA KAI (L to R) RALPH MACCHIO as DANIEL LARUSSO and WILLIAM ZABKA as JOHNNY LAWRENCE of COBRA KAI Cr. CURTIS BONDS BAKER/NETFLIX © 2020
CURTIS BONDS BAKER/NETFLIX © 2020 "I grew up as a fan of the [Karate Kid] films," Helmer said "I grew up seeing Johnny [Lawrence] (William Zabka) and Daniel [LaRusso] (Ralph Macchio) battle each other out and all the other characters in the subsequent sequels into the series It was such a part of my youth[...]
Karate Kid Johnny Lawrence Returns to the Dojo With Icon Heroes
Cobra Kai has swept the world by force, giving them the return of iconic characters from The Karate Kid 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[...]
Cobra Kai: Aedin Mincks Talks Mitch, Cast Bonding, and Training
When Aedin Mincks found out he got the part of Mitch on the Netflix series Cobra Kai, he didn't think that much of it at first before his parents reminded him of The Karate Kid (1984) franchise's cultural significance The actor originally auditioned for the role of Brucks in season one and when he didn't[...]
COBRA KAI (L to R) MARY MOUSER as SAMANTHA LARUSSO of COBRA KAI Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2020
One of the biggest appeals of Cobra Kai adds so many layers and nuance to its characters, which in some ways comes as a culture shock to some in the cast like Mary Mouser, who plays Samantha LaRusso, the daughter of Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio), the primary protagonist behind The Karate Kid franchise The Netflix[...]
COBRA KAI (L to R) WILLIAM ZABKA as JOHNNY LAWRENCE of COBRA KAI Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2020
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[...]
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Over the course of three seasons, Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz, and Hayden Schlossberg's Cobra Kai has offered viewers a number of familiar faces from the "Karate Kid" film franchise- and as Johnny (William Zabka) and Daniel (Ralph Macchio) head for a stand-off with Kreese (Martin Kove) at the upcoming All-Valley karate tournament, it's safe to say[...]