Ralph Macchio & William Zabka Are Back for the 'Karate Kid' Revival Series

Cobra Kai teaser trailer reignites the Karate Kid rivalry for sequel series

It looks like we may have our chance to find out, judging from the first teaser below for Cobra Kai. "The Karate Kid saga continues", a message accompanying the 48-second preview on YouTube said.

In the first-ever footage from the revival show, titled Cobra Kai, fans of the original movie will see two familiar faces: Ralph Macchio as Daniel "Daniel-san" LaRusso and William Zabka as Johnny Lawrence. Season 1 of the half-hour comedy is executive produced by Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg, and will consist of 10 episodes. Hurwitz and Schlossberg take on directing duties. In the tourney's parking lot shortly thereafter, during the beginning of the sequel, we then saw Johnny's Cobra Kai Sensei (Martin Kove) get his nose honked by Danny's maintenance man/karate master, Mr. Miyagi (Pat Morita), causing all the stupid Cobra Kai to sulk away in shame, presumably leaving the dojo to die. And as LaRusso puts it in this teaser, "Johnny, you and I, this, we aren't done". This time, the question is not how to stop the school from reopening - but whether Johnny and Cobra Kai should be stopped at all. "It's next generation Karate Kid". It was followed by three sequels of increasingly diminished returns, as well as a 2010 reboot.

Mary Mouser is Samantha, their daughter.

The series will center around Miguel Diaz (Xolo Maridueña), who Johnny looks to mentor after he's tortured by bullies, Johnny's son Robby Keene (Tanner Buchanan), who doesn't want to be anything like his old man.

In a neat surprise, Ed Asner is Sid Weinberg, Johnny's "reluctant stepfather...an old-school, hard-nosed, former studio mogul, who is exhausted of dealing with his stepson's failures".

This is not the first attempt to restart the Cobra Kai school.

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