Karate Kid YouTube Sequel Series Cobra Kai Gets a Trailer

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Both Ralph Macchio and William Zabka are reprising their roles as Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence in The Karate Kid sequel series, Cobra Kai.

It's been almost 34 years since moviegoers saw these two face off at the All Valley Karate Tournament in 1984's The Karate Kid. We may just find out later this year when Cobra Kai debuts on YouTube Red.

But that rivalry will be revisited now in Cobra Kai. While there were three direct sequels to the film, plus a remake in 2010 and an animated series, the original rivalry from the first movie between new kid Daniel LaRusso and school bully Johnny Lawrence has not been revisited before. That doesn't sit well with Daniel, who has since been leading a picture-perfect life as a family man and successful vehicle dealer.

No word if Johnny's former sensei John Kreese (Martin Kove) or Ali (Elisabeth Shue), Daniel's ex-girlfriend, will return, though we can only hope.

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Watch the nostalgic teaser below, and then hit the comments to spill the tea on your first impression of Cobra Kai.

While Daniel doesn't whip out the old the crane kick in the teaser, the 48-second clip should give fans of the film plenty to get excited about. This time, the question is not how to stop the school from reopening - but whether Johnny and Cobra Kai should be stopped at all.

The series will center around Miguel Diaz (Xolo Maridueña), who Johnny looks to mentor after he's tortured by bullies, Johnny's son Robby Keene (Tanner Buchanan), who doesn't want to be anything like his old man.

Josh Heald (Hot Tub Time Machine) wrote Cobra Kai with Harold & Kumar franchise creators Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg and they're all executive producing the series with Susan Ekins, Will Smith, James Lassiter, and Caleeb Pinkett.