Cobra Kai

Peyton List joins the cast of ‘Cobra Kai’

Peyton List joins the cast of ‘Cobra Kai’

Will she join team Miyagi-Do or Cobra Kai? — Peyton List is set to join the second season of YouTube Premium’s Karate Kid sequel Cobra Kai! Sources at Deadline confirm the 20-year-old Diary of a Wimpy Kid star and former Disney darling will play a troubled teen who is new to the Valley. List, will join Cobra Kai’s standout young ensemble likely to fall somewhere under the banner of team Miguel Diaz (Xolo Mariduena) by way of Sensei Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) or team Robbie Keene (Tanner Buchanan) and Samantha LaRusso (Mary Mouser) by way of Sensei Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio).

(Official Trailer) 'Cobra Kai' features a new generation of recruits led by Sensei Johnny Lawrence

(Official Trailer) 'Cobra Kai' features a new generation of recruits led by Sensei Johnny Lawrence

After a few uninspiring teasers, it appears Cobra Kai is poised to be somewhat of a redemption tour for a character not named Daniel LaRusso... — It's hard not to feel a bit of excitement after watching the official trailer for YouTube's upcoming “Karate Kid” spinoff, Cobra Kai. Perhaps it’s a little bit of nostalgia fueled with intrigue, but who doesn’t love a good underdog story that shamelessly taps into '84's canon and feels like the direct five-hour sequel to Karate Kid II's cold open you never asked for!? 👉🏻 Me 👈🏻

First Look at YouTube Red's 'Karate Kid' Sequel Series 'Cobra Kai'

First Look at YouTube Red's 'Karate Kid' Sequel Series 'Cobra Kai'

Okay, so maybe it’s time we re-consider the notion that this ‘Karate Kid’ sequel-series isn’t such a terrible idea? — In what was originally billed as a half-hour comedy series, footage from Cobra Kai’s exclusive teaser sorta indicates otherwise; giving fans a more serious glimpse in a sequel story that follows Karate Kid’s iconic characters "Daniel Larusso" and "Johnny Lawrence" in a reimagined present day. Because you all wanted to know what these dudes are up to right?