Exciting news in the Karate Kid/Cobra Kai universe.
Ralph Macchio and Jackie Chan have announced that they’re coming together for a new Karate Kid film.
And the news is being received with quite a bit of excitement. Fans want to know how these two favorites will collaborate, especially with the mythology split so far apart.
But there is some concern.
Cobra Kai fans are demanding that the popular Netflix show is canon.
You can’t blame them. The show has been spectacular for the entirety of its run.
Let’s go to the tweets..
— Advit (@advitwake) November 21, 2023
I have questions… 'cause Cobra Kai is still going on and I'm guessing that's still going to be canon to the movies like it is presently. But there's going to be a new kid? So is this movie post Cobra Kai or? https://t.co/8vRkT7PafF pic.twitter.com/zW1FjjD1np
— D🅰️ve (@DaveTheAnodite) November 21, 2023
So I’m guessing this means it’s all connected?
I’ve been very down for the idea on cobra Kai for years..
I just wanna make sure they don’t recon cobra Kai.
— Daren 🏳️🌈⚡️🎉 (@Daren_Mcclimans) November 21, 2023
DAMN DAMNNNNNN DSMNNN WILLIAM ZABKA BETTER BE ON IT TOO JINGGG AND PLEASE MAKE COBRA KAI THE OFFICIAL CANON SEQUEL OF BOTH THE ORIGINAL AND THE REMAKE https://t.co/glnTJ4YEAX
— vi (@papiaaann) November 21, 2023
So the new Karate Kid is canon to Jaiden’s films but not Cobra Kai and yet Ralph is still in it? Why is there a karate multiverse?? Next Kickin It will be in Cobra Kai.
— arkeyu (@CastleOfFranks) November 21, 2023
But will Cobra Kai be canon in this new movie? https://t.co/t6BpaE0oyi
— A.J. (@AJM0013) November 21, 2023
Wait they're doing a new Karate Kid movie with Jackie Chan and Ralph Macchio?
I sure hope Cobra Kai is considered canon in that, be a shame if it's just forgotten about
— Joe (@21010R) November 21, 2023
if it doesn’t acknowledge cobra kai canon i don’t want it https://t.co/FuFYZhnWGB
— alice/jack (@safegrenade) November 21, 2023
i sure hope cobra kai is still canon https://t.co/qyLl39eMpr
— Don't Talk to me about Scott Pilgrim (@studioshonen) November 21, 2023
So Cobra Kai and the Jaden Smith Karate Kid are both canon to the Karate Kid universe?
— GodOfAsh (@GodOfAsh1) November 21, 2023
Real question is; is it Cobra Kai canon? The previous movie wasn’t a part of it
— Sean (@SeanWithTrim) November 21, 2023
And the questions go on and on. We probably won’t find out until the cast announcements are made or even until the actual trailer reveal.
What do you think? Should Cobra Kai be canon in the new film? Let me know in the comments.
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