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Cobra Kai Interview: Aedin Mincks Talks Mitch Cast Bonding &#038 Training

Cobra Kai Interview: Aedin Mincks Talks Mitch, Cast Bonding & 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 Star Mary Mouser Surprised by Fans Reactions to LaRussos

Cobra Kai Star Mary Mouser Surprised by Fans' Reactions to LaRussos

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 Creators Reveal 5 Ways to Live That Johnny Lawrence Life

Cobra Kai Creators Reveal 5 Ways to Live That Johnny Lawrence Life

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[...]

Cobra Kai Season 3: 23 Easter Eggs &#038 Callbacks You Mightve Missed

Cobra Kai Season 3: 23 Easter Eggs & Callbacks You Might've Missed

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[...]

Revisiting Karate Kid 2 &#8211 The Daily LITG 19th January 2021

Revisiting Karate Kid 2 – The Daily LITG, 19th January 2021

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... [caption id="attachment_1318330" align="aligncenter" width="600"] LITG: Cobra Kai Season 3 still (Image: Netflix)[/caption]The world keeps turning, and America keeps burning And Karate Kid 2 needs rewriting.Cobra Kai Creators Discuss Righting Ali Mills’ Karate Kid[...]

Cobra Kai Season 3 December 19 Ends Season with Epic Showdowns: Review

Cobra Kai Season 3 December 19 Ends Season with Epic Showdowns: Review

CURTIS BONDS BAKER/NETFLIX © 2020[/caption]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 Season 3 Feel The Night Review: A Run of the Mills Reunion

Cobra Kai Season 3 "Feel The Night Review": A Run of the Mills Reunion

COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2020[/caption]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 Season 3 Obstáculos Review: Crossroads for Miguel &#038 Sam

Cobra Kai Season 3 "Obstáculos" Review: Crossroads for Miguel & Sam

"Obstáculos", Cobra Kai's seventh episode of season three finds two of the younger characters in Miguel Diaz (Xolo Maridueña) and Sam LaRusso (Mary Mouser) at critical points dealing with their greatest respective adversity that brings its share of heart and conflict to the Netflix series. This also starts a new major chapter for Johnny Lawrence […]

Cobra Kai Season 3 King Cobra Review: Addition by Subtraction

Cobra Kai Season 3 "King Cobra" Review: Addition by Subtraction

In Cobra Kai's sixth episode of season three "King Cobra," John Kreese (Martin Kove) decided to mold the dojo more into his image by recruiting bigger and more physical specimens from Valley High to bolster his ranks. After all, Cobra Kai was originally his before his one-time prized student Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) revived at […]

Cobra Kai Season 3 Miyagi-Do Review: Daniel Becomes The Chozen One

Cobra Kai Season 3 "Miyagi-Do" Review: Daniel Becomes The Chozen One

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 EPs Werent Sure They Could Land [SPOILER] for Season 3

Cobra Kai EPs Weren't Sure They Could Land [SPOILER] for Season 3

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[...]

Cobra Kai Season 3 The Right Path Review: Mr. LaRusso Goes to Japan

Cobra Kai Season 3 "The Right Path" Review: Mr. LaRusso Goes to Japan

As always with the reviews, this is your minor spoiler warning as I will reintroduce you to some old friends from previous The Karate Kid canon.[caption id="attachment_1311048" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Cr TINA ROWDEN/NETFLIX © 2020[/caption]Daniel is currently on a pilgrimage to save his family auto-dealership by going to Tokyo making his pitch to Doyona Motors to[...]

Cobra Kai: Trixie Mattel Katya Would Train in Karate Kid Series Dojo

Cobra Kai: Trixie Mattel, Katya Would Train in Karate Kid Series' Dojo

More specifically, Trixie Mattel and Katya's thoughts on the "Karate Kid" sequel series' fight scenes.[caption id="attachment_1317699" align="aligncenter" width="600"] One of these queens knows Karate, and the other is Trixie Mattel (Image: screencap)[/caption]Now, this video definitely requires the "MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD!" sign lit for all of the seasons (including the just dropped season 3), but you're[...]

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Was Cobra Kai Netflixs CAOS Killshot

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Was Cobra Kai Netflix's CAOS Killshot?

But where was the level of support from the main Netflix media/press headquarters? To offer an example, go back and check out the amount of social media support there's been for "Karate Kid" sequel series Cobra Kai outside of the show, cast, and creators' accounts- on Netflix, NX, etc Granted, one is a popular series[...]

Cobra Kai Creators: Team-Ups Returns Kreeses Call Aisha &#038 Season 4

Cobra Kai Creators: Team-Ups, Returns, Kreese's Call, Aisha & Season 4

But does Kreese have two aces up in his sleeve waiting to be played in the form of Robby (Tanner Buchanan) and the return of a certain The Karate Kid Part III big bad? And are there any new updates on Aisha (Nichole Brown) returning? Hurwitz, Schlossberg, and Heald address those topics in the following highlights[...]

Cobra Kai Season 3 Aftermath: Johnny &#038 Daniel Pick Up the Pieces

Cobra Kai Season 3 "Aftermath": Johnny & Daniel Pick Up the Pieces

If there was a song that perfectly encapsulated the season three premiere of Netflix's "Karate Kid" sequel series Cobra Kai called “Aftermath”, it would be the Simon and Garfunkel song “The Sound of Silence” It turned out the school-wide brawl that closed season two had far-wide ranging implications than ever imagined including a Footloose-like turning[...]

Cobra Kai: Ralph Macchio William Zabka &#038 More Recap Series So Far

Cobra Kai: Ralph Macchio, William Zabka & More Recap Series So Far

No need to sweat because the cast of the "Karate Kid" sequel series have you covered- and in 20 minutes, no less.[caption id="attachment_1306291" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Cr COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2020[/caption]In the following featurette, William Zabka, Ralph Macchio, Xolo Maridueña, Mary Mouser, Tanner Buchanan, and more take you a (sometimes not too objective) tour of[...]

Cobra Kai Season 3 Preview: The Miyagi-Do Scrolls Reveal More Secrets

Cobra Kai Season 3 Preview: The Miyagi-Do Scrolls Reveal More Secrets

Miyagi he never knew- and he'll learn them from some familiar faces: The Karate Kid Part II stars Tamlyn Tomita and Yuji Okumoto, returning to their roles of Kumiko and Chozen, respectively.[caption id="attachment_1316201" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Cobra Kai released another preview for Season 3 (Image: Netflix screencap)[/caption]In the following clip, Chozen shows Daniel the Miyagi-Do teaching[...]

Cobra Kai Creators Talk Aisha: Perhaps Well See Her Again One Day

Cobra Kai Creators Talk Aisha: "Perhaps We'll See Her Again One Day"

Sometimes people need to exit to make their [re-entry] a little bit different and bigger."https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9knMpi2tansIn August, Hurwitz revealed that all of the film trilogy's characters are potentially in play (as we've seen already for the third season): "We love The Karate Kid trilogy and anyone who has seen Seasons 1 and 2 has seen us[...]

Cobra Kai Season 3 Preview: Kreese Declares Open Season on Daniel

Cobra Kai Season 3 Preview: Kreese Declares "Open Season" on Daniel

But there's more...[caption id="attachment_1315572" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Cobra Kai released a new preview for Season 3 (Image: Netflix screencap)[/caption]At the 9:02:37 mark, you'll find a brief preview for the new season that finds Kreese (Martin Kove) declaring "open season" on Daniel (Ralph Macchio)- and the opening salvo in Kreese' war makes things very, very personal:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sgi8xL2lkiQNow here's[...]