Ralph Macchio

Ralph Macchio Takes Avengers to the Edge of Infinity in April

Just when he thinks he’s out, they pull him back in! Last year, Marvel published a new story by retired Marvel Editor and Karate Kid Ralph Macchio and artist Andrea Di Vito, cashing in on the name of Avengers: Infinity War, though having nothing to actually do with the movie or the Infinity Gems. Another […]

Cobra Kai Season 2: Ralph Macchio Confirms Production Wrap, Praises Show Honor

With the second season of YouTube Premium‘s Cobra Kai set for 2019, series co-star and original Karate Kid Ralph Macchio has confirmed production on season 2 is pretty much a done deal. Taking to social media on Monday to thank Entertainment Weekly for ranking the The Karate Kid sequel series at #6 in their annual ranking of the […]

Cobra Kai Season 2: Take a Tour of Miyagi-Do Dojo (VIDEO)

With the second season of YouTube Premium‘s Cobra Kai set to premiere in early 2019, cast members Xolo Maridueña (Miguel Diaz), Tanner Buchanan (Robby Keene), Mary Mouser (Samantha LaRusso), and Jacob Bertrand (Eli “Hawk” Moskowitz) are giving fans of the Ralph Macchio/William Zabka-led The Karate Kid sequel series a “sneak peek” at an important season 2 set: […]

Cobra Kai Season 2: Disney Channel’s Peyton List Joins Karate Kid Sequel Series

With the second season of YouTube Premium‘s Cobra Kai set for some time in early 2019, The Valley’s population continues to grow with Disney Channel star Peyton List (Bunk’d, Jessie) set for a recurring role. List’s Tory is a troubled teen new to the Valley; and joins Paul Walter Hauser (Kingdom, BlacKkKlansman) and original film star Martin Kove […]

BlacKkKlansman’s Paul Walter Hauser Joins ‘Cobra Kai’ Season 2

Fans of YouTube Premium‘s Cobra Kai won’t have to wait another 30 years for the further adventures of old rivals Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) – and a new face is joining the series when it returns in early 2019. Paul Walter Hauser (Kingdom, BlacKkKlansman) has been cast in a key recurring role […]

Cobra Kai: EP Jon Hurwitz Offers Season 2 Clues, Ralph Macchio Shows Miyagi-Do Some Love

Feels like it’s only been a week or two since the karate mats were put away and the lights were shut off at the All Valley Under-18 Karate Championship, especially with news that production on season 2 of YouTube Original‘s Karate Kid continuation series Cobra Kai is currently underway. After strong, positive reactions from critics and viewers […]


YouTube Confirms: Viewers Really, Really Liked ‘Cobra Kai’ – A Lot!

Riding high off of the success of the first season of Cobra Kai, YouTube‘s Susanne Daniels, global head of original content, discussed how the The Karate Kid continuation series best represents the streaming service’s programming philosophy; the extent of the series’ popularity; and it’s surprising Emmy nomination. Speaking at their Television Critics Association (TCA) executive seesion on […]

Cobra Kai Season 1, Episode 4 ‘Cobra Kai Never Dies’ Review: Johnny Gets Serious

YouTube Red’s The Karate Kid continuation series Cobra Kai reawakens the simmering 30-plus year rivalry between Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka)  — with a new generation of karate kids ready to further complicate matters for Daniel and Johnny. Can Johnny fight his way out from under his father’s shadow and be […]

Cobra Kai: Check Out Unseen Karate Kid Footage, NYC Pranks and a Sweeping Endorsement

With the first two episodes of YouTube Red’s The Karate Kid continuation series Cobra Kai (‘Ace Degenerate’ and ‘Strike First’) dropping today, the streaming service has been turning their promotional machine up to “11” over the past few weeks in some very cool ways. With an emphasis on social media and online promotion, we’ve been […]

[Tribeca 2018] ‘Cobra Kai’ Review: Sequel Series Strikes First, Strikes Hard

YouTube Red’s The Karate Kid continuation series Cobra Kai held its world premiere at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival on Tuesday night, April 24th, screening the first two episodes (‘Ace Degenerate’ and ‘Strike First’) for both attendees and press. Bleeding Cool was able to attend the screening and report back our thoughts on why 30 years […]

[#Tribeca2018] Cobra Kai Teaser: Johnny’s ‘Bad Sensei’ is No Mr. Miyagi

With less than a month to go before Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) reignite a old rivalry from over thirty years ago in YouTube Red’s The Karate Kid continuation series Cobra Kai, we’re getting a look at “bad sensei” Johnny’s “teaching philosophy.” Let’s just say that Johnny’s sensei style is a […]

Falcon vs. The Karate Kid in Karate Piñata on Jimmy Fallon

This week on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Anthony Mackie was a guest promoting the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War film in which he reprises his role as Sam Wilson, aka The Falcon. During his visit he was challenged to Karate Piñata… a game where someone is blindfolded, put in the center of four spinning […]

[Tribeca 2018] New Cobra Kai Teasers Introduce the Next Generation of Karate Kids

For Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka), three decades isn’t nearly enough time to heal old wounds — especially for two men whose fates seem entwined in an inevitable confrontation once again. But time has changed both men, and neither are alone anymore in their fight, as these three teasers for YouTube Red’s […]

Avengers: Shards of Infinity #1 cover by Andrea di Vito and Laura Villari

Avengers Shards of Infinity #1 Review: Straightforward, a Little Cheesy, but Fun

When new authoritarian terrorist organization going by the name of L.U.N.A.R in control of a Cosmic Cube shard and Vibranium, with which they have created a moon-based superweapon, it’s up to Avengers Black Widow, Black Panther, Captain America, and the Falcon to bring them down and save the world from the threat L.U.N.A.R poses. Like […]

New ‘Cobra Kai’ Teaser: All Roads Lead Back to the All-Valley Karate Tournament

Following up their release of the LaRusso Auto Group‘s most recent “television commercial,” YouTube Red is reminding fans that The Karate Kid continuation series Cobra Kai is still about martial arts. As we can see from the series’ next “commercial,” it seems the roads that Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence’s (William Zabka) lives have taken are […]

Cobra Kai: New LaRusso Auto Group Ad – Daniel Kicks the Competition!

If you’re Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio), you realize pretty quickly that winning the Under-18 All-Valley Karate Tournament will only get you so far; but over the years, he carved out a very nice life for himself. With a loving wife and successful car dealership chain, Daniel seems happy… and he’s turning that happiness into savings, and […]