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‘Agents of SHIELD’ Writer Tackling ‘Ancient Aliens’ for Legendary, ‘Cobra Kai’ Creators (Exclusive)

Craig Titley, who wrote Percy Jackson and the Olympians and worked on Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, has been tapped to work on Ancient Aliens, Legendary’s feature based on The History Channel’s hit series. Cobra Kai creators Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg and Josh Heald are producing the project via their Counterbalance Entertainment banner. Heald is on […]

‘Duke Nukem’ Movie in the Works From ‘Cobra Kai’ Creators, Legendary (Exclusive)

Duke Nukem, the 1990s video game that helped popularize the first-person shooter genre, is getting the feature film treatment. Legendary Entertainment, the company behind Dune and the Godzilla movie series, has picked up the movie rights from Gearbox, with Cobra Kai creators Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg on board to produce. Legendary will […]

‘Batwheels’ Adds Gina Rodriguez and Xolo Mariduena to Supervillain Lineup (Exclusive)

Holy burning rubber, Batman! Warner Bros. Animation’s upcoming action-adventure Batwheels series is adding more stars to the voice cast, rounding out the Rogues’ Gallery, aka classic Batman villains, and the nefarious Legion of Zoom, a team of sentient vehicles brought to computerized life by Badcomputer, the new ultimate computer of the DC Universe. Gina Rodriguez, […]

‘Cobra Kai’ Season Five Premiere Date Revealed Along With Action-Packed Teaser

Quiet! Cobra Kai fans on Thursday night got a striking surprise when Netflix unveiled the premiere date for the upcoming fifth season of the popular Karate Kid sequel. Along with the news came a first look at the next chapters of the Netflix series. Cobra Kai season five drops Sept. 9 exclusively on the streaming […]

‘Cobra Kai’ Creators’ Action-Comedy ‘Obliterated’ Moves From TBS to Netflix

Netflix is expanding its relationship with the Cobra Kai creators. The streaming giant, who famously rescued the Karate Kid sequel after YouTube bailed on scripted, has handed out an eight-episode series order to Obliterated. The action-comedy was previously picked up by TBS with a straight-to-series order in 2019 only to be dropped a few years […]

‘Book of Boba Fett’ Debuts, ‘Cobra Kai’ Rises to No. 1 on Streaming Chart

The Book of Boba Fett debuted in the top 10 of Nielsen’s streaming rankings, but it came up well short of the No. 1 spot — which was claimed by Cobra Kai as the calendar switched to 2022. The Star Wars series opened with 389 million minutes of viewing time on Disney+ in the week […]

‘Cobra Kai’ Star Thomas Ian Griffith Teases Chilling Terry Silver Future

Thomas Ian Griffith is right there with Cobra Kai fans: He can’t believe Terry Silver is back — and he is also loving every minute of the diabolical Karate Kid villain’s return. The popular Netflix series dropped its fourth season on New Year’s Eve and within days, it was among the top titles on the […]

‘Cobra Kai’ Star Jacob Bertrand Was Vehemently Against Hawk’s Turn to the Good Side

Jacob Bertrand was well aware Cobra Kai fans loathed his Hawk persona — but he relished every moment. In fact, he was having so much fun playing arguably the most detested villain on the series that he pushed back when the writers told him Hawk would return to form as Eli and join the Miyagi-Do […]

Courtney Henggeler Keeps Pushing for Amanda’s ‘Cobra Kai’ Karate Breakout Moment

[This story contains spoilers for Cobra Kai season four.] Courtney Henggeler is still having trouble wrapping her head around the massive success of Cobra Kai. The hit Netflix show based on the Karate Kid franchise dropped its fourth season on New Year’s Eve and within days, it was among the top titles on the platform […]

Paul Walter Hauser Was Late to His Own ‘Cobra Kai’ Pitch Meeting Because He Was Binging the Series

[This story contains spoilers for Cobra Kai season four.] Stingray is back — and Cobra Kai fans could not be more delighted. The fourth season of the wildly popular Netflix series dropped on New Year’s Eve and is already among the top titles on the platform globally, per Netflix’s own metrics. With the new season […]

Ralph Macchio (Still) Dislikes ‘The Karate Kid Part III’ But Proud ‘Cobra Kai’ Fleshed Out Dynamite Villain

Ralph Macchio is earnest when he says that, to this day, he is disappointed in The Karate Kid Part III. The iconic Daniel LaRusso actor notes the script was not where it needed to be, the story too much a rehash of the original 1984 film, among other issues. However, Macchio points out that the […]

‘TV’s Top 5’: What to Expect From ‘Cobra Kai’ Season 4; 2022 Preview

Welcome to Episode 148 of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter’s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the latest TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunners, executive and other guests, and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as […]