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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 […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

Netflix’s New Releases Coming in July 2021

The female-fronted action-thriller Gunpowder Milkshake and all three parts of the R.L. Stine-inspired Fear Street trilogy are among some of the most anticipated titles hitting Netflix this July. Karen Gillan and Lena Headey lead the all-star cast of STX films’ assassin action-thriller Gunpowder Milkshake. Also starring Carla Gugino, Chloe Coleman, Michelle Yeoh, Angela Bassett and […]

William Zabka Defends Marc Maron Over Podcast Interview Criticism

William Zabka on Wednesday defended Marc Maron over criticism regarding his interview with the Cobra Kai star on his popular podcast. During an hourlong chat on the May 31 episode of WTF With Marc Maron, the host admitted that he had seen only snippets of The Karate Kid, but that he’d been watching Cobra Kai, […]

William Zabka Had Some Lousy Comic-Con Experiences Before ‘Cobra Kai’

William Zabka had some pretty brutal Comic-Con interactions before the hit series Cobra Kai came along. The film and TV actor dropped by the WTF With Marc Maron podcast on Monday where he talked about his decades-long career, specifically playing a lot of bullies in the ’80s, highlighted by his role as Johnny Lawrence in […]

‘TV’s Top 5’: How ‘Cobra Kai’ Could Expand Its “Miyagi-verse”

'Cobra Kai' showrunners on season three and building out its 'Karate Kid' world beyond the YouTube-turned-Netflix hit.

Showtime’s New Releases Coming in September 2020

Take a look at the movies and TV shows that will be added to Showtime in September 2020.

Sony Pictures to Host Drive-In Screenings on Hollywood Studio Lot

With cinemas shut down or operating with reduced capacity during the pandemic, Sony Pictures plans to host drive-in screenings of classic titles like Ghostbusters and The Karate Kid on its studio lot in Culver City.

Netflix: Movies and TV Shows Leaving in August

Take a look at the titles that will disappear from Netflix this month.

Netflix’s New Releases Coming in July

Take a look at the movies and TV shows that will be added to Netflix in July 2020.

Ralph Macchio on ‘Karate Kid’ at 35 and the Film Role He Beat Will Smith For

Ralph Macchio once beat Will Smith out for a role, and made a joke about it when the star's son Jaden Smith remade 'Karate Kid.'