Will Jaden Smith & Jackie Chan Join the Cobra Kai Cast?

The 1984 movie “The Karate Kid,” starring Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita, was so fashionable when it first got here out that it has spawned quite a few sequels and remakes. One notable remake was a 2010 model of the film starring Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan which, though a field workplace success, grossing over $350 million since its launch, has not been as totally embraced by followers as the unique film.

Whether or not it’s nonetheless a part of the “Karate Kid” universe is a special query, nonetheless, particularly relating to figuring out who will return in future seasons of the acclaimed Netflix spin-off collection, “Cobra Kai.” Luckily for followers, the show’s creators have definitively weighed in on whether or not the celebrities of the 2010 remake will make an look in future episodes of the show, in addition to different teasers for season 4.

Here’s what it’s good to know.

‘Cobra Kai’ Co-Creators Say Dre Parker and Mr. Han Are Not Part of Miyagi-verse

Earlier in 2021, “Cobra Kai” co-creators and head writers Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz, and Hayden Schlossberg advised SlashFilmthat Dre Parker (Jaden Smith) and Mr. Han (Jackie Chan) – primarily based on Daniel LaRusso and Mr. Miyagi, respectively – have been “dominated out fully” relating to making an look in “Cobra Kai.”

Hurwitz stated that “Jackie Chan is talked about in season 1 of the show as a human, so I believe in our world, Jackie Chan is an actor and a performer. If the characters on our show have seen a film known as The Karate Kid, they’ve seen that one.”

Fans of the show, who typically really feel apathetic towards the remake, appear to have embraced this information, with one person on Reddit saying of Jackie Chan’s point out in season 1, “So, they built-in it into the show with out integrating it into the show. Perfect.”

There Is A “War to Come” in Season 4

During the interview, the three males additionally expounded on different components of the latest season, and the way it will contribute to the motion in season 4.

In reference to Johnny Lawrence’s line “being a bada** does not imply being an a******,” Hurwitz commented on Johnny’s character progress by saying that he believed that was “kind of” the motto of Johnny’s new dojo, Eagle Fang. Any fan of the show would be aware such a motto stands in stark distinction to Johnny’s Cobra Kai dojo the primary three seasons. Hurwitz expounded:

I believe that is what Johnny’s sensibility is and what Johnny’s studying on the show. I believe that above all else, our characters wish to have the arrogance of a bada**. They wish to be cool. They wish to be fearless however I believe we see on our show that once you’re too strict with the teachings of Cobra Kai, you possibly can find yourself crossing that line to be an a****** and a bully. I believe that is not one thing that Johnny needs to be going ahead.

Regarding the place season 3 left off, and the way all of the characters are positioned shifting ahead, Schlossberg teased how the newfound alliance of Johnny and Daniel may affect the story in season 4:

Obviously, we have set a problem on the finish of season 3 that type of offers everyone their marching orders as to the struggle to come back and the way this rivalry goes to be determined to a level… This is the primary time that Johnny and Daniel are one another and actually discovering the commonest of floor to place their heads collectively and get on the identical path in the direction of attempting to beat Kreese, this monster that they’ll each agree on. So the enjoyable of season 4 goes to be beginning to resolve, ‘will these guys truly be capable to keep on that path that they’ve now determined to embark on collectively?’

How Daniel and Johnny’s storyline, in addition to the quite a few different relationships on the show, will pan out, will solely be answered in season 4. Be certain to tune in to Netflix when it’s launched on Dec. 31.


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