Washington [US]: ‘Cobra Kai’ co-writer Jon Hurwitz has addressed the speculations concerning his involvement in the newly announced ‘Karate Kid’ movie, set to release in 2024.
According to Deadline, Hurwitz took to his Twitter and explained, “The guys and I would love to make Karate Kid and Cobra Kai movies and hope to someday. But this one isn’t from us or focused on the Cobra Kai cast. Don’t know much about it, but wish it well.”
The guys and I would love to make Karate Kid and Cobra Kai movies and hope to someday. But this one isn't from us or focused on the Cobra Kai cast. Don't know much about it, but wish it well. #KarateKid #CobraKai https://t.co/pd2aYYAF0A
— Jon Hurwitz (@jonhurwitz) September 17, 2022
Sony Pictures released their 2023-2024 theatrical release agenda and introduced that a new ‘Karate Kid’ film became slated to open on June 7, 2024. As of now, there aren’t any stars or directors attached to the film and Hurwitz isn’t always worried about the challenge.
The original ‘Karate Kid’ was released in 1984 and spawned three sequels and a 2010 reboot starring Jaden Smith. The franchise garnered a variety of interest these days with ‘Cobra Kai’, the TV collection that’s presently streaming on Netflix.
‘Cobra Kai’ is a direct sequel to the authentic ‘Karate Kid’ films by way of Robert Mark Kamen, wherein Ralph Macchio and William Zabka reprise their roles of Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence from the original movies released in 1984.
Following a two-season run on YouTube Red, the collection moved to Netflix, in which it has aired for 3 extra seasons. The collection takes place 30 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament.