Cobra Kai co-creator Hayden Schlossberg says Hilary Swank’s Julie Pierce is “one of the toys in the toy chest” and that “anything is possible.”
cobra kai co-creator Hayden Schlossberg teases the possible return of Hilary Swank’s Julie Piece from The next karate kid (1994) in future seasons of the popular show. Written and produced by Schlossberg, Jon Hurwitz and Josh Heald, the karate kid The sequel series follows William Zabka’s Johnny Lawrence three decades after his loss at the foot of Ralph Macchio’s Daniel LaRusso in the All-Valley Karate Tournament. In addition to Zabka and Macchio, the cast includes Courtney Henggeler, Xolo Maridueña, Tanner Buchanan, Mary Mouser, Jacob Bertrand, Gianni DeCenzo and Peyton List.
cobra kai ran its first two seasons on YouTube before moving to Netflix for seasons 3 and 4, which only increased its viewership and acclaim. The series has become a hit thanks to its impressive choreography, humor, nostalgia, and likeable characters, many of whom are played by characters from the past. karate kid Actors reprising their old roles. This list includes original Cobra Kai sensei John Kreese (Martin Kove), Daniel’s mother Lucille (Randee Heller), Ali Mills (Elizabeth Shue), Kumiko (Tamlyn Tomita), and Chozen Toguchi (Yuji Okumoto). On top of that, season 4 saw the return of Thomas Ian Griffith. Karate Kid Part III character, Terry Silver. It seems that there are only a couple of past. karate kid characters that haven’t returned yet and Swank’s Pierce is one of them.
During a recent discussion in DeadlineAt Schlossberg’s Contenders Television panel, he teased Swank’s possible return as Julie Pierce. While he remained vague, Schlossberg called Swank’s character “one of the toys in the [Cobra Kai] toys box.” Read the full quote below:
“Anything is possible,” Schlossberg said. “I always say that if you are a fan of The next karate kid and you want to see Julie Pierce, who played Hilary Swank, we’re the show to watch to see if that happens. Season 5 is coming out. It’s in the can. Everything is possible. Julie Pierce is one of the toys in the toy chest, so we’ll see.”
While Schlossberg’s comments were vague, fans can expect more. karate kid franchise cameos in cobra kai season 5 either way. At the end of Season 4, Silver had Kreese arrested before telling him not to worry as he was looking for an “old friend” to help him run Cobra Kai. Many took this as a reference to Mike Barnes (Sean Kanan) either Serpent (Jonathan Avildsen) by Karate Kid III. The season finale also saw Daniel recruit Chozen, who has been elevated to a series regular in season 5. As Daniel, Chozen, and Johnny continue to battle Cobra Kai, they likely need even more allies. Macchio has even talked about a cameo of Swank working on cobra kai.
Until now, each season of cobra kai has introduced at least one new character from the past karate kid Movie(s. That said, if the already filmed season 5 chooses to focus solely on incorporating Barnes instead of Pierce, Swank The next karate kid The character could surely appear in future seasons as someone familiar with Miyagi-Do Karate. While an official release date for Season 5 has not been announced, it is expected to drop sometime this year and promises to be as unpredictable and exciting as ever.
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