Netflix has finally released the first teaser for the highly-anticipated fourth season of Cobra Kai, confirming that another Karate Kid character will officially be joining lead stars Ralph Macchio and William Zabka in the new season.
The video teases the return of Thomas Ian Griffith’s Terry Silver as he reunites with friend John Kreese to help him run Cobra Kai through his extreme training methods. The character first appeared in 1989’s The Karate Kid Part III, where he had also helped Kreese in his revenge against Daniel and Mr. Miyagi. After recently wrapping up its production, Cobra Kai Season 4 is expected to debut later this year.
In Cobra Kai, Ralph Macchio and William Zabka revisit their star-making roles from the iconic film franchise, The Karate Kid. The epic adversaries return to the dojo, thirty years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament. A down-and-out Johnny Lawrence (Zabka) seeks redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo, reigniting his rivalry with a now-successful Daniel LaRusso (Macchio), who has been struggling to maintain balance in his life without the guidance of his mentor, Mr. Miyagi.
Joining Macchio and Zabka are Xolo Maridueña as Miguel Diaz, Tanner Buchanan as Robby Keene, Mary Mouser as Samantha LaRusso, Peyton List as Tory Nichol, Courtney Henggeler as Amanda LaRusso, Vanessa Rubio as Carmen Diaz, Jacob Bertrand as Hawk, Gianni Decenzo as Demetri, and Martin Kove as John Kreese.
Season 4 will most likely deal with the aftermath of the third season’s action-packed finale, where fans last saw Johnny Lawrence and Daniel LaRusso finally teaming up with each other in order to take down John Kreese at the All Valley Karate Tournament. However, as they formed their new alliance, it looks like Kreese has also enlisted his old friend to help him defeat Johnny and Daniel. The new season will also introduce new characters in the form of Dallas Dupree Young as Kenny and Oona O’Brien as Devon.
Cobra Kai is written and executive produced by Heald, Hurwitz, and Hayden Schlossberg via their Counterbalance Entertainment banner. Executive producers are Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, Will Smith, James Lassiter, and Caleeb Pinkett for Overbrook Entertainment, along with Susan Ekins in association with Sony Pictures Television.