‘The Karate Kid’ star Ralph Macchio explains why he agreed to reprise his iconic role in the YouTube hit ‘Cobra Kai’ after 30 years of saying ‘no’ to reboots and sequels
- Ralph Macchio talked to Business Insider about reprising his “The Karate Kid” character, Daniel LaRusso, for the YouTube show “Cobra Kai” after years of saying “no” to playing the role.
- Macchio shared the worst pitch he ever got for a “Karate Kid” sequel.
- He recalled being part of one of the best young Hollywood movies ever, “The Outsiders,” which also starred Tom Cruise, Matt Dillon, Rob Lowe, and Diane Lane before they were huge stars.
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Ralph Macchio says he’s at peace with forever being known as the face of one of the movies that defined the 1980s: