The KARATE KID Returns
Yes, they’re back and there’s unfinished business to deal with.
Thirty-four years have passed, but the rivalry between Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence remains.
Ralph Macchio and William Zabka are back to relive, and fight in their roles as adversaries in “Cobra Kai” a modern “Karate Kid” spinoff alive and kicking on YouTube Red.
Johnny Lawrence is an unhappy man, he reopens the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo to redeem himself. Seeing the dojo reignites the rivalry for now successful Daniel LaRusso, who has been struggling to maintain balance in his own life without the guidance of Mr Miyagi his mentor. The two old enemies revisit past demons and their very present frustrations the only way they know how: through KARATE.
The series is written and executively produced by Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz, and Hayden Schlossberg. Overbrook Entertainment produces it in association with Sony Pictures Television.
The show debuts at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 24 2018, before premiering on YouTube Red on May 2.