Hear from Cobra Kai’s executive producer’s about using never before seen footage from the original Karate Kid to develop Johnny’s character.
Cobra Kai is an upcoming American comedy-drama web television series based on The Karate Kid film series created by Robert Mark Kamen. The television series takes place 34 years after the original film and follows the reopening of the Cobra Kai karate dojo by Johnny Lawrence and the rekindling of his old rivalry with Daniel LaRusso.
The series was created by Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg, and Josh Heald and stars William Zabka and Ralph Macchio, reprising their roles from the films. It is set to premiere on May 2, 2018 on YouTube Red