Following some brief teasers, the full trailer has finally arrived for YouTube Red series “Cobra Kai”. Ralph Macchio and William Zabka will reprise their roles as adversaries Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence thirty-four years after the original “The Karate Kid” was released.
Set in the present day, Daniel is thriving with his own car dealership while Johnny appears to be struggling until he witnesses a teenager being bullied by a group of students. He defends the helpless teenager and decides to reopen karate dojo Cobra Kai. He then becomes the teenager’s sensei, but Daniel isn’t on board.
The series premieres on YouTube Red on May 2nd and is written and executively produced by Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz, and Hayden Schlossberg.