UPDATE: Cobra Kai is officially coming to Netflix. The streaming service announced today under the terms of the deal, the first two seasons of Sony Pictures Television’s Cobra Kai will premiere on Netflix this year, with an all-new third season to follow.
“Making Cobra Kai has been a dream come true for us since day one. We are thankful for the tireless dedication of Jeff Frost, Chris Parnell, Jason Clodfelter, Karen Tatevosian, and all our partners at Sony for finding us a new home where we can not only continue the series, but also explore opportunities to further expand The Karate Kid universe. We are beyond excited to join our new partners at Netflix and look forward to the show reaching the massive global audience who loves this franchise as much as we do,” said Executive Producers Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz, and Hayden Schlossberg.
Brian Wright, Vice President of Original Series, Netflix added, “The appeal of The Karate Kid saga is timeless, and Cobra Kai picks up right where it left off without missing a beat. The rivalry between Daniel and Johnny is one for the ages, and the show has a ton of heart and is a lot of fun. We can’t wait to introduce a new generation of fans to Cobra Kai and are thrilled to be its new home around the world.”
UPDATE: Looks like season 3 of Cobra Kai will be finding a new streaming home. The series will reportedly be release from Youtube as they are moving away from scripted programming. The series’ new home will most likely to be either on streaming giant Netflix or Hulu.
Stay tuned as an official announcement will be release soon when a deal is reached.
The dojo wars continues as Cobra Kai has been renewed for a third season by Youtube.
Written and executive produced by Josh Heald (Hot Tub Time Machine), Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg (Harold & Kumar, Blockers), season 3 will once again star Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, and Martin Kove.