“Cobra Kai” has been renewed for a 6th and final season on Netflix
The “Karate Kid” sequel series stars William Zabka and Ralph Macchio from the original films.
Everyone will kung fu fight… in another season anyway. “Cobra Kai,” the sequel to “Karate Kid,” has been renewed for a sixth and final season on Netflix, the streamer announced on January 20.
“We are humbled to reintroduce the world to ‘The Karate Kid’ universe,” series creators Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg wrote in a statement. published to social media. “Making ‘Cobra Kai’ allowed us to join the same hallowed dojo that once housed the great Robert Mark Kamen, John Avildsen, Jerry Weintraub and all of the wonderful original cast. It also allowed us to play sensei, expanding on the original storylines and giving birth to a new generation of underdogs. We never took this opportunity for granted.
“With Cobra Kai, our goal from day one was always to end it on our terms, leaving the Valley in the time and place we envisioned. Therefore, we can announce this result with great pride and gratitude,” the announcement continued. “While this may be a bittersweet day for fans, the Miyagiverse has never been stronger. This fandom is the BEST on the planet and we hope to share many more “Karate Kid” stories with you. Because as we all know, Cobra Kai never dies.”
Originally developed for the now-defunct YouTube Premium platform before moving to Netflix beginning with its second season, “Cobra Kai” is a sequel to the original four “Karate Kid” martial arts films released between 1984 and 1994. The series is hosted by William. Zabka, who played the original film’s villain Johnny Lawrence, tries to get his life back on track by reopening the long-defunct Cobra Kai dojo while rekindling his teenage rivalry with Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio).
The series also stars Xolo Maridueña, Tanner Buchanan, Courtney Henggeler, Mary Mouser, Jacob Bertrand, Gianni Decenzo, Vanessa Rubio and Peyton List, as well as other original “Karate Kid” cast members – such as Martin Kove as John Kreese and Thomas Ian Griffith. as Terry Silver – reprized their roles throughout the series. Heald, Hurwitz and Schlossberg executive produce the Sony Pictures Television series through Counterbalance Entertainment, while Macchio and Zabka also serve as executive producers alongside Will Smith, James Lassiter, Caleeb Pinkett and Susan Ekins.
In addition to revealing the upcoming end of the series, Netflix has also released a trailer for Cobra Kai Season 6. Check it out below.
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