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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 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 […]

[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 […]



Cobra Kai: Johnny Has No Time for “Wax On, Wax Off” in New Teaser

William Zabka’s Johnny Lawrence is reopening the old dojo and taking on a new protégé, both as a way of taking control of his life and to make amends for past family failures. But as much as Johnny looks to be changing his ways, don’t look for this new sensei to take an existential approach to […]

Cobra Kai: First Look at Ralph Macchio, William Zabka ‘Karate Kid’ Series

Even after more than 30 years, Ralph Macchio‘s Daniel LaRusso understands that his and Johnny Lawrence’s  (William Zabka) lives are destined to lead back to Cobra Kai. As he says in the first trailer for the YouTube Red series, “Johnny, you and I, this, we aren’t done.” Joining Macchio and Zabka are Courtney Henggeler (Mom, Fixed) […]

How to Be Single’s Vanessa Rubio Joins YouTube Red’s Cobra Kai

How to be Single‘s Vanessa Rubio is joining the cast of YouTube Red‘s Cobra Kai, a 10-episode half-hour series that re-teams Ralph Macchio and William Zabka in their roles from the feature franchise The Karate Kid. Rubio will also be joining recently cast Courtney Henggeler (Mom, Fixed), who’s set to play Daniel’s wife, Amanda. Here’s how YouTube Red […]