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Netflix Announces 'Cobra Kai' Season 3 Premiere Date, Orders 4th Season

Netflix has announced the release date of Cobra Kai season three and the streaming service has also revealed that a fourth season has been ordered!

The first two seasons of the show originally premiered on YouTube Premium, but then Netflix acquired the show and it became a massive hit on there.

Season three will now premiere on Netflix on January 8, 2021.

Cobra Kai takes place 30 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, where a now successful Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) struggles to maintain balance in his life without the guidance of Mr. Miyagi, and must face his previous adversary, down-and-out Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka), who seeks redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo.

You can watch the date announcement video below.

Ralph Macchio Just Revealed A Little Known 'Karate Kid' Fact

The Karate Kid is having a big resurgence thanks to the Netflix‘s Cobra Kai, which brings back William Zabka and Ralph Macchio as Johnny Lawrence and Daniel LaRusso.

While promoting the series, Ralph opened up about some little known facts behind the original movie and revealed that Pat Morita, who played Mr. Miyagi, the karate master who teaches Daniel the ways of the martial arts discipline, wasn’t the first choice to play the character.

According to Ralph, Pat, who was best known for playing Arnold on Happy Days, wasn’t even truly considered for the role.

“Who was going to play Mr. Miyagi? They were talking about Toshiro Mifune, the great Japanese actor who didn’t speak any English, so that would have been a challenge. But all the sudden Arnold from Happy Days shows up on video tape from Pat Morita and the studio did not want him. The producer did not want him,” he says.

He added, “I was like, ‘Arnold, from Happy Days?’ But [director] John Avildsen was like, ‘I’ve read him and I’ve read you and I’m putting you guys in a room together.”

“Pat and I got in a room together, just grabbed the pages, started reading. It was effortless. That magic that happened on the screen happened the first day we picked up the pages,” Ralph says.

He went on, saying that Pat “had Miyagi in his skin, in his mind, in his consciousness. I for whatever the reason, had the yin to the yang, literally the balance, that was the beginning of the cinema magic that resonates to this day.”

Pat passed away in 2005.

The first two seasons of Cobra Kai are streaming on Netflix now.

Brie Larson Sparkles at 'Captain Marvel' NYC Screening

Brie Larson is looking beautiful.

The 29-year-old Captain Marvel star was in attendance for a screening of the new film at Henry R. Luce Auditorium at Brookfield Place on Wednesday evening (March 6) in New York City.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Brie Larson

Brie was seen laughing it up with co-star Annette Bening while taking pictures.

Deadpool star Morena Baccarin and America’s Next Top Model winner Sophie Sumner were also at the premiere.

Top Chef‘s Padma Lakshmi, Blue Bloods star Sami Gayle, Cobra Kai star Ralph Macchio, American Horror Story actor Zachary Quinto, Harry Potter star Christian Coulson, Brady Bunch actress Eve Plumb, model Faith Lynch and I Dream of Jeannie star Barbara Eden were all in attendance at the screening.

FYI: Brie is wearing Rodarte, Arman Sarkisyan opal earrings, and carrying a Bespoke Edie Parker clutch. Padma is wearing a Gustavo Cadile jumpsuit.

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'Cobra Kai,' the 'Karate Kid' Sequel Series, Releases Teaser Trailer - Watch Now!

Cobra Kai is coming!

The upcoming Karate Kid sequel series, named after the karate dojo, just unveiled a teaser trailer on Thursday (February 15).

“I just don’t know why you’d ever want to bring back Cobra Kai,” Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) tells former high school bully, Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) 34 years after their first face-off in the 1984 original.

“We are not trained to be merciful here. Mercy is for the weak,” Johnny instructs his new students.

Cobra Kai also co-stars Xolo Maridueña, Tanner Buchanan, Courtney Henggeler, Mary Mouser and Ed Asner.

The series will debut later this year on YouTube Red.

Watch the teaser trailer below!

Ralph Macchio Begins Filming 'Karate Kid' Reboot TV Series

Daniel LaRusso is back!

Ralph Macchio was spotted enjoying a break outside of a studio while he filmed the Karate Kid reboot TV series Cobra Kai on Friday afternoon (October 6) in Atlanta, Georgia.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Ralph Macchio

Ralph was joined outside by his co-star William Zabka who will be reprising his role as Ralph‘s rival Johnny Lawrence.

YouTube Red has picked up 10 episodes of the half-hour comedy series, which will begin airing in 2018.

Cobra Kai was announced back in August.

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Ralph Macchio to Star in 'Karate Kid' Sequel Series

Ralph Macchio will be reteaming with William Zabka for a sequel series to their classic film The Karate Kid!

YouTube Red has picked up 10 episodes of the half-hour comedy series, which will begin airing in 2018.

The show will take place 30 years after the events at the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament. “A down-and-out Johnny Lawrence (Zabka) seeks redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo, reigniting his rivalry with a now successful Daniel LaRusso (Macchio), who has been struggling to maintain balance in his life without the guidance of his mentor, Mr. Miyagi,” according to Variety.

WILL YOU WATCH the new Karate Kid series?

Vincent Piazza Supports Brooklyn Hospital at Annual Founders Ball

Vincent Piazza poses for a photo with Ralph Macchio while attending the Brooklyn Hospital’s Annual Founders Ball last week at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

The Boardwalk Empire actor was at the event to help honor BNY Mellon president Karen B. Peetz with the Founders Medal. The award recognizes the businesswoman’s “strong leadership in the community as evidenced by her many contributions to both civic and philanthropic causes.”

The event, organized by Brooklyn Hospital Foundation vice president and chief development officer Deborah Niederhoffer, raised $1,340,950 to improve the hospital’s Fort Greene center.

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