Fans of Netflix’s hit TV collection “Cobra Kai” have loads of theories about what may occur in season 4. The character of Demetri, particularly, has been the topic of some consideration attributable to his earlier historical past with Hawk, and his character arc over the three seasons up to now. So what has turn out to be of Demetri, and the way may that play into his story in future episodes? Here’s all the things we all know as of now.
Fans Run Wild With Speculations on Demetri
Demetri – portrayed by 20-year-old Gianni DeCenzo – is likely to be often known as the dorky child from “Cobra Kai,” the one who was left behind when his fellow nerd mates – Eli (later “Hawk”) and star Miguel Diaz – went on to turn out to be masters of karate within the “Cobra Kai” studio. Demetri tried to select up the craft in season 2, first with Cobra Kai, then with Miyagi-Do, underneath the tutelage of Daniel LaRusso, and struggled enormously (a minimum of at first).
Season 3 noticed some extra development within the character, nonetheless, with followers lastly seeing him land a girlfriend, and enhance his ability in karate. His long-standing feud together with his old buddy Hawk additionally got here to an finish, with the 2 becoming a member of forces in a struggle in opposition to some Cobra Kai members after Hawk saved Demetri from a sure beating.
Although no matter could come of Demetri’s character arc in season 4 just isn’t but recognized, followers of the show have been recognized to take a position, and Demetri, an rising fan favourite, is not any exception. One in style submit on the show’s subreddit requested followers to weigh in on what they believed would occur to the character subsequent season. One in style reply stated he may find yourself “the shock winner of the match. That could be sort of superior, really.”
Another expressed hope that he may discover justice in battle together with his old enemy Kyler: “I wish to see him beating Kyler,” they stated. “Miguel and Hawk already put him in his place, it is Demetri’s flip now.” Another in style remark echoed that sentiment, saying: “I undoubtedly wanna see him progress extra. Maybe get on Hawk’s stage and beat the s*** out of Kyler.”
Others questioned whether or not he may struggle Robby Keene within the Karate Tournament. One person recommended, “I believe he’ll struggle Robby within the second spherical and lose. As for the remainder of the season…uncertain.” Another recommended that Robby beating Demetri too badly may make the previous query what’s taking place to him underneath John Kreese’s Cobra Kai, marking a turning level within the season: “Robby beating him as much as the purpose of a medic stepping in is what will get him to start out questioning the trail he is on.”
Another in style submit recommended a throwback to the well-known “fly catching” scene from “The Karate Kid,” with Daniel now in Mr. Miyagi’s place and Demetri in Daniel’s. Given “Cobra Kai’s” penchant for rehashing and revisiting iconic scenes from the unique movies, this is not solely unreasonable.
Fans Are Obsessed With Demetri’s New Look
In August, Netflix launched transient teasers for every of the characters, together with one for Demetri. Fans instantly began commenting on how the character – and actor – have grown, with one in style Reddit postcomparing a youthful Demetri to the one proven within the teaser. “I’m actually excited to see his enchancment and progress over the season,” one fan commented. “His character has all the time been actually interesting to me. Maybe as a result of he offers my nerdy a** hope or one thing.”
Back in October 2020, earlier than season 3 had even aired, DeCenzo posted a collection of pictures and movies on his Instagram account of him coaching for season 4, which additionally gave the impression to be warmly acquired by followers. “Go Dimitri Go Dimitri Go Dimitri!” stated one person. “I can not look ahead to season 4.”
In a May interview with Comic Book Resources, DeCenzo himself gave hints as to what may come of his character in season 4:
There’s much more growthfor Demetri, and…there’s a lot great things. You’re actually going to look ahead to it. I believe that is going to be a extremely enjoyable season. There are much more characters, much more character development… we all the time handle to prime it annually; the writers are simply superb!
It’s fairly attainable that we have not seen such lengthy and regular character development from any “Cobra Kai” character extra so than Demetri. Although followers, like his friends, could have ridiculed the nerd-turned-fighter at first, he appears to be rapidly coming round, each by way of his story and his reception from followers. How this can play out in season 4, and whether or not he’ll show to be as harmful and hardcore a fighter because the teasers appear to show, is but to be seen.
Be positive to tune in to Netflix for season 4 of “Cobra Kai” on December 31.