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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[...]
Cobra Kai Season 3 still (Image: Netflix)
You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. Daily LITG: Revisiting Karate Kid 2 and the ten most-read stories yesterday… LITG: Cobra Kai Season 3 still (Image: Netflix) The world keeps turning, and America keeps burning And Karate Kid 2 needs rewriting. Cobra Kai Creators Discuss Righting Ali Mills' Karate Kid 2 Story Doctor Who "Blink" Star[...]
COBRA KAI (L to R) WILLIAM ZABKA as JOHNNY LAWRENCE of COBRA KAI Cr. CURTIS BONDS BAKER/NETFLIX © 2020
CURTIS BONDS BAKER/NETFLIX © 2020 The episode finds The Karate Kid (1984) love triangle between Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio), Ali Mills (Elizabeth Shue), and Johnny Laurence (William Zabka) all reunited at a gala Ali's shock to learn that another ex in Daniel is a member of the same club her parents are and meets with him[...]
COBRA KAI (L to R) WILLIAM ZABKA as JOHNNY LAWRENCE of COBRA KAI Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2020
COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2020 Since near the end of season two, the showrunners/executive producers teased the appearance of Ali Mills from the original 1984 film The Karate Kid They gambled that Elisabeth Shue would return and it pays off handsomely, to say the least We're reintroduced to her who was since married as Ali Mills Schwarber[...]
COBRA KAI (L to R) XOLO MARIDUE„A as MIGUEL DIAZ and WILLIAM ZABKA as JOHNNY LAWRENCE of COBRA KAI Cr. CURTIS BONDS BAKER/NETFLIX © 2020
In the other arc that sees Daniel catching up and sparring with his The Karate Kid Part II (1986) rival Chozen (Yuji Okumoto), the latter shows him a world of Miyagi-do Daniel never knew existed finally getting his "revenge" after all these years Macchio's scenes in Japan are some of the most refreshing Cobra Kai[...]
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
As much as The Karate Kid franchise is often associated with its stars in Pat Morita, Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, and Martin Kove, its sequel series has done a wonderful job reuniting the bulk of the cast back into the fold from the featured films Naturally, Morita's 2005 passing was written into the narrative as[...]