Cobra Kai Season 5 Update: The famous martial arts film series The Karate Kids, which aired in 2018, is returning this September with a brand new season. The series was first announced to be developing on August 4, 2017. The first two seasons, the series was streamed on YouTube Premium. On June 22, 2020, Netflix announced that it would acquire the right to stream Cobra Kai.
The plot of the sequel is set thirty-four years after the events of The Karate Kid films. The new series focuses on Johnny's viewpoint to examine the Miyagi Verse.
The old rivalry between Daniel and Johnny is rekindled once more in the sequel. The fourth season of the series ended in a shocking All-Valley Tournament. According to reports, season 5 will focus on Terry Silvers' attempt to expand Cobra Kai's empire. The only kind of game he wants to establish will be his.
Ralph Macchio- The Karate Kid franchise's protagonist Daniel LaRusso, who reprises this role from the first film of the franchise in 1984, is played by American actor-producer Ralph George Macchio Jr. in films such as Up the Academy, Distant Thunder, Hitchcock, Lost Cat Corona, and others.
William Zabka- The Karate Kid's central antagonist and the adversary of Daniel LaRusso- Johnny Lawrence is played by American actor producer and martial artist William Michael Zabka. He reprises this role from the first Karate Kid film from 1985 to 1989. He also appeared as a guest star in the series Robot Chicken.
National Lampoons European Vacation, Dreams of Gold: The Mel Fisher Story, High Voltage, Landspeed, Antibody, Hot Tub Time Machine, and Where Hope Grows are some of the films in which Zabka starred.
Courtney Henggeler- Renancing her role as Amanda LaRusso, Daniels wife and the co-owner of LaRusso Auto Group, is played by American actress Courtney Henggeler. She is also well-known for portraying Missy Cooper, Sheldon's elder sister, in the popular sitcom The Big Bang Theory.
She has appeared in the television series Working Class, Mom, Royal Pains, Franklin & Bash, Faking It, and many more. She has also starred in the films Kristins Christmas Past, Feed, and Nobodys Fool. In the next film The Boys in the Boat, she will play Hazel Ulbrickson.
Xolo Mariduena- Johnny's next-door neighbor Miguel Diaz is played by American actor Xolo Mariduena in the series. From 2012 to 2015, Mariduena played Victor Graham as a guest actor in season three of NBC's family comedy-dramatic Parenthood.
In the upcoming 2023 film Blue Beetle, he will play Jaime Reyes, who won the Young Artist Award for his role in Parenthood.
Mary Mouser- Samantha LaRusso, the daughter of Daniel and Amanda, is played by American actress Mary Mouser. She had a prominent role in NCIS and main roles in Life Is Wild and Body of Proof.
Jacob Bertrand- Miguels high school friend Eli Moskowitz, who joins the Cobra Kai, is played by American actor Jacob Bertrand in the series. He played main roles in the series Marvin Marvin and Kirby Buckets.
Martin Kove- American actor and martial artist Martin Kove first joined the Kobra Kai cast in season one as a guest actor and from season two became the main cast member. He played the main antagonist John Kreese in the Karate Kids films and has reprised his role in the sequel series Cagney & Lacey in the role of Victor Isbecki from 1982 to 1988.
Thomas Ian Griffith- In the series, American actor cum martial artist Thomas Ian Griffith plays Terry Silver, who is the main antagonist of The Karate Kid III. He also played minor roles in the series In the Heat of the Night and Ond Tree Hill.
Kobra Kai Season 5's Release Date: The fifth season of the series has been renewed in August of 2021 and will air on September 9, 2022.