On the martial arts sequence “Cobra Kai,” Mary Mouser stars as Daniel LaRusso’s (Ralph Macchio) teenage daughter Samantha. The actress seems to be shut in real-life to her on-screen love curiosity, Xolo Maridueña. However, she doesn’t appear too keen on the truth that her co-star typically pranks her. During a January 2021 Entertainment Weekly interview, the 25-year-old actress revealed that Maridueña enjoys “scaring [her].”
“He simply waits behind like particularly like my trailer like he’ll simply wait behind the sort of like come out a part of my trailer till I’m actually on the steps like popping out of my trailer,” stated the actress. “I’m so clumsy. Like I’ll slip and fall, it is occurred and so I’m like actually on the steps of my trailer after which he comes round along with his cellphone and goes blah and it is simply everytime.”
Due to Maridueña’s fixed pranks, Mouser admitted that she typically feels on edge whereas on set.
“Now I dwell in concern. I stroll round like all proper now Xolo’s coming across the nook,” stated the actress with a smile.
She then in contrast filming “Cobra Kai” to a “summer season camp.” She famous whereas she thinks it “is superior … there are positively the prankers too.”
Xolo Maridueña Unintentionally Hit His ‘Cobra Kai’ Co-Star
It seems that Maridueña is a fan of tricking his co-stars. During a December 2020 interview with Metro, Jacob Bertrand, who portrays Cobra Kai pupil Eli “Hawk” Moskowitz, disclosed that Maridueña unintentionally hit him.
“We play this sport the place you attempt to make somebody flinch by faux punching them and in the event that they flinch you get to hit them,” stated the actor. “I do not flinch, principally, is the ethical of this story. Xolo was in entrance of me, and he tried to do that punch, tremendous quick backfist me within the face, not purposely, and thought I used to be gonna flinch again and I did not.”
Bertrand revealed that his determination to not flinch had some penalties. He informed the publication:
He simply obliterated my nostril! And it wasn’t even for a combat or something. That’s really the one time there’s ever been a mishap. At least for me.
Tanner Buchanan Also Tricked His Co-Workers
Maridueña isn’t the one prankster on set. In a February 2021 interview with At Large Magazine, Tanner Buchanan, finest identified for taking part in Sam’s ex-boyfriend, Robby Keene, revealed he tricked his co-workers by pretending to be a private assistant. He defined that he “deliberate [the prank] for a month and a half.”
“I received the hair and make-up group to present me this faux beard. I confirmed up with all the opposite PAs. It was an hour drive to get there so I awakened at like 1:30 or 2 within the morning to use this beard and put my wig on and dress, nevertheless it was so value it,” stated Buchanan. “I received the craziest seems all day lengthy, folks had been like, ‘Who is that this man? Why is he right here?’ I used to be attempting to be busy, however I did completely nothing besides stand round and act like I knew what was happening, what jobs to do. Everyone was confused, it was nice.”