It’s tough to imagine 50 year-olds crane-kicking the Karate Kid franchise back to life, but darn it all if YouTube Red’s Cobra Kai doesn’t look … fun? A first full trailer for the sequel series has reignited a legendary rivalry, and even provided us with a May premiere.
There’s definitely a lot more leg to sweep on Danny LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence now. YouTube’s Karate Kid sequel series Cobra Kai is about to go before cameras, and a new behind-the-scenes photo reunites the rivals as YouTube announces the full series cast.
2008’s Jumper was too early for the YA craze, and too late for Hayden Christensen’s sci-fi career, so there’s little telling if TV can give the franchise another jolt. Get ready to dodge Paladins either way, as director Doug Liman is officially bringing sequel series Impulse to YouTube.
Not content to dominate the world through both Instagram and Twitter (and movies and television shows and wrestling guest appearances and talk show appearances and pretty much everything else), Dwayne Johnson has announced plans to launch his own YouTube channel on July 18 of this year. If the above video is to be believed, Johnson’s inner monologue is also the staging ground of an epic YA adventure movie. Sounds good to us.
YouTube video blogger WheezyWaiter aka Craig Benzine came up with a very clever way to propose to his girlfriend. He had to have been planning it for some time because he uses his previous video titles to pop the question. Grab a tissue and check it out.