Ahead of the August 28 premiere for seasons 1 and 2 of Cobra Kai on Netflix, we’re getting the first look at the upcoming season 3. The streaming network announced today the third season will launch in 2021. Watch for new footage from season 3 near the end of the trailer, following a recap of highlights from seasons 1 and 2.
The Karate Kid sequel series, starring Ralph Macchio and William Zabka, takes place 30 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, where a now successful Daniel LaRusso (Macchio) struggles to maintain balance in his life without the guidance of Mr. Miyagi, and must face his previous adversary, down-and-out Johnny Lawrence (Zabka), who seeks redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo. Martin Kove stars as sensei John Kreese.
In addition to Macchio, Zabka and Kove, Cobra Kai also stars Courtney Henggeler (Amanda LaRusso), Xolo Maridueña (Miguel Diaz), Tanner Buchanan (Robby Keene), Mary Mouser (Samantha LaRusso), Jacob Bertrand (Hawk), Gianni Decenzo (Demetri), Vanessa Rubio (Carmen) and Peyton List (Tory).
Cobra Kai is written and executive produced by Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg via their Counterbalance Entertainment prodco. Will Smith, James Lassiter and Caleeb Pinkett executive produce for Overbrook Entertainment along with Susan Ekins in association with Sony Pictures Television, with Ralph Macchio and William Zabka serving as co-executive producers.
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