Ralph Macchio is kept in the dark about a new Karate Kid


It’s time to go back to the dojo.

Sony announced plans for a brand new product on Sept. 16. Karate KidFilm to be released June 7, 2024. “the return of the original Karate Kid franchise.”This is all the studio offered.

It would be reasonable to believe that, despite the secrecy it would. Ralph Macchio—who played Daniel LaRusso in the first three Karate Kid films from 1984 to 1989 and reprises the role on Netflix’s Cobra Kai—might have some insight about what the future holds for the franchise. 

It turns out that not so.

“I know no other information,” Macchio told Entertainment Weekly Sept. 30. “It’s too early to tell what that story is [with the movie]. This is all, like, happening in real time as you’re asking me this question.”

Macchio was cautiously optimistic about the possibility of more waxing and waxing off for him.

“I think that [will be figured out] in the near future, or I may have nothing to do with it,”He stated. “We’ll talk when I know what’s going on.”

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