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‘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 […]

‘Cobra Kai’ Star Vanessa Rubio Takes Great Pride in Series’ Latino Representation and Character Empowerment

Playing Carmen Diaz on the hit Netflix series Cobra Kai means a great deal to Vanessa Rubio for a number of reasons. Beyond her character being a smart, strong single mother, attempting to protect her son (played by Xolo Maridueña) while also encouraging his involvement in martial arts, Rubio understands the importance of her Latina […]

‘Cobra Kai’ Season 4 Trailer Brings Back Old Foe Seeking Revenge

Cobra Kai is kicking back into action with the trailer for the upcoming fourth season dropping Thursday, featuring an old foe back for revenge. Terry Silver (Thomas Ian Griffith) will return to the franchise to help John Kreese (Martin Kove) and his Cobra Kai students try to win the All Valley Karate tournament. Silver was […]

Netflix’s New Releases Coming in December 2021

Jane Campion-directed Western The Power of the Dog, the second season of fantasy drama The Witcher and climate disaster satire Don’t Look Up are among the most anticipated titles hitting Netflix in December. Based on the 1967 novel of the same name, The Power of the Dog drops on Dec. 1 and stars Benedict Cumberbatch […]

‘Black Widow,’ ‘Cobra Kai’ Among 2021 People’s Choice Awards Nominees

Black Widow and Cobra Kai are among the nominees for the 2021 People’s Choice Awards, it was announced on Wednesday. Other nominated films include Coming 2 America, F9: The Fast Saga, Dune, No Time to Die, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Jungle Cruise, Godzilla and Venom: Let There Be Carnage. In the TV […]

Emmys 2021: Where to Stream the Nominated Series

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. Regardless of which series wins the most awards, it’s the streaming services that are dominating the 2021 Emmys. Though WarnerMedia’s HBO and HBO Max together nabbed a total of 130 nominations, Netflix scored 129 nods, […]

‘Cobra Kai’ Renewed for Season 5 at Netflix

Season four is still months away, but Netflix has already decided to punch out more Cobra Kai. The streamer has renewed the popular karate-filled family dramedy based on the 1980s The Karate Kid film franchise. Helping the show’s cause: Cobra Kai received four Emmy nominations for its third season, including best comedy series. Cobra Kai […]