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[...]
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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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
Johnny Lawrence, Miguel Diaz, and Sam LaRusso have some tough decisions to make in Cobra Kai episode "Obstáculos"- and they aren't alone.
Cobra Kai episode "King Cobra" reminds viewers why it's best to never underestimate Martin Kove's John Kreese- physically or legally.
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[...]
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[...]
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. Cr TINA ROWDEN/NETFLIX © 2020 Daniel is currently on a pilgrimage to save his family auto-dealership by going to Tokyo making his pitch to Doyona Motors to try to maintain his[...]
More specifically, Trixie Mattel and Katya's thoughts on the "Karate Kid" sequel series' fight scenes. One of these queens knows Karate, and the other is Trixie Mattel (Image: screencap) 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 good to keep reading[...]
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[...]
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[...]