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Sounds like Elisabeth Shue is headed to Cobra Kai

Actress played Daniel’s first love Ali Mills in the original 1984 movie

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It was hinted at in its first season but seems the putty is starting to dry on an Elisabeth Shue appearance in “Cobra Kai”.

Shue, whose “Karate Kid” character Ali Mills hasn’t been seen but has been referenced (See below) on the YouTube Red series, could be back to help form a complicated triangle in the lives of Daniel (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny (William Zabka) in the new season.

The brass behind the show remain tight-lipped but a couple of choice words from co-creator John Heald in a recent interview suggests something could be happening.

“Ali is one of those characters from the movies and in this universe that is very, very important and very integral to the relationship and the rivalry and the dynamic and the history between these characters, and I can say no more than that,” the showrunner tells EW.

If Shue is indeed lined up to reprise her role from the 1984 film (she didn’t reprise her role for the 1986 sequel though Daniel mentioned Ally briefly – mostly in relation to the damage she’d done to his car), expect the series to save her until seasons end, just as they did with Martin Kove’s John Kreese.

Who else could “Cobra Kai” bring back from the “Karate Kid” series that we haven’t seen yet? Maybe Thomas Ian Griffith’s twisted Terry?, the sweet Jessica, played by Robin Lively? Or maybe the ‘Bad Boy of Karate’, Mike Barnes, played by Sean Kanan?

If Shue, an Oscar winner these days thanks to her head-turning performance in “Leaving Las Vegas”, is indeed keen to return to some of her past roles, she might also want to look into the “Cocktail” sequel that the film’s writer is trying to get off the ground and into the bar.

The 55-year-old actress, seen recently in “Death Wish” with Bruce Willis, next appears on the new Amazon series “The Boys”.

“Cobra Kai” returns to YouTube Red later in the year.

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A Cobra TV series could be on the way

Sylvester Stallone reveals plans to resurrect another of his iconic characters

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He won’t be in it, but Sylvester Stallone is set to relaunch one of his other famous characters from the Reagan-era.

During a Q&A with Stallone at the Cannes Film Festival this week, the star of September’s “Last Blood” revealed plans to bring ‘Cobra’ to the small screen.

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“That should have been another franchise because that character was so cool. And I blew it. My personal life got in the way. But we’re trying to bring it back as a streaming TV series. Bring out the zombie squad. I’m long gone, but the idea is really good.”

The film, released in 1986 and directed by George P.Cosmatos, told of a tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.

 

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Galifianakis’s Between Two Ferns movie coming September 20

The series, originating on Funny or Die, saw the actor interview various celebs

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A film based on Zach Galifianakis’s wildly funny comedy series “Between Two Ferns” will air on Netflix on Sep 20.

Originating on Funny or Die, the short-form laffer sees over-the-top interviewer Galifianakis talk to some of the world’s biggest stars. Though it’s not known who he has in the hot seat for the long-rumoured feature, everyone from Peter Dinklage to Keanu Reeves has been previously rumored.

Here’s the plot of the film : Zach Galifianakis dreamed of becoming a star. But when Will Ferrell discovered his public access TV show Between Two Ferns and uploaded it to Funny Or Die, Zach became a viral laughing stock. Now Zach and his crew are taking a road trip to complete a series of high-profile celebrity interviews and restore his reputation.

Film is written and directed by Scott Aukerman with “Hangover” star Galifianakis.

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Ewan McGregor-starring ‘Kenobi’ series set for Disney+!?

Was originally envisioned as a feature film

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‘Come here little one, don’t be afraid..’

The oft-muttered “Obi-Wan Kenobi” project popped it’s viewfinder from the ice of Hoth again today.

Floated for a couple of years now, a new series or film franchise fixing on the lost years – that time between “Revenge of the Sith” and “A New Hope” – of fuzzy-faced Jedi, ‘Old Ben’.

We Got This Covered have an update on the project today, suggesting it’s headed – like a couple of other “Wars”-related projects – to Disney+, the streaming service that will also play host to Jon Favreau’s “Mandalorian” series.

Ewan McGregor, who portrayed Kenobi n George Lucas’s controversial “Star Wars” prequel series, will reprise the role in the Kenobi series.

Hopefully Disney or Lucasfilm, or both, will comment on the project at Comic Con in July.

 

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