Cobra Kai
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YouTube Red

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Preceded by

The Karate Kid Part III
The Next Karate Kid

For the organization, see Cobra Kai Dojo.

Cobra Kai is an upcoming TV series scheduled to be released on YouTube Red in 2018. Set as a follow-up to the first film, the series stars Ralph Macchio and William Zabka as Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence.


Set 30 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, when a down-and-out Johnny Lawrence seeks redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo. The move reignites his rivalry with a now successful Daniel LaRusso, who has been struggling to maintain balance in his life without the guidance of his mentor Mr. Miyagi.[1]



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  3. Courtney Henggeler In ‘Cobra Kai’ - Deadline