Youtube Red has released a first-look teaser for their original series COBRA KAI. Set thirty years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament depicted in 1984’s The Karate Kid, the series focuses on Johny Lawrence reopening the Cobra Kai dojo, which causes his rivalry with Daniel LaRusso to be reignited.
Reprising their roles after more than 30 years, Ralph Macchio and William Zabka revive the old dojo in the new series from Youtube, Sony Pictures, and Overbrook Entertainment.
Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz, and Hayden Schlossberg wrote and executive produced the series, with Hurwitz and Schlossberg to direct most of the show. Susan Ekins also executive produces along with Will Smith, Caleeb Pinkett, and James Lassiter executive producer for Overbrook Entertainment in association with Sony Pictures Television Studios.
Cobra Kai will debut on Youtube Red later this year, take a look at the teaser below.
April Dawn | Editorial Intern