Ground broken for New York Islanders’ $1.3 billion arena
ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) — Work has begun on a $1.3 billion arena for the New York Islanders hockey team at Belmont Park.
The 19,000-seat arena will also include shops, restaurants and a hotel....
Still kicking: Ralph Macchio revives ‘Karate Kid’ franchise
NEW YORK (AP) — After starring in three "Karate Kid" films in the 1980s, Ralph Macchio says he "basically said 'no' for 30 years" to ideas for more.
Ralph Macchio resumes ‘Karate Kid’ character for ‘Cobra Kai’
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 4-10
Nov. 4: Actress Loretta Swit ("M.A.S.H.") is 81. Singer Harry Elston of Friends of Distinction is 80. Singer Delbert McClinton is 78. Actress Ivonne Coll ("Jane the Virgin") is 71. Actress Markie Post is 68. Singer-guitarist Chris Difford of Squeeze is 64. Country singer Kim Forester of the Forester Sisters is 58. Actress Kathy Griffin is 58. Actor Ralph Macchio is 57. "Survivor" host Jeff Probst is 57. Actor Matthew McConaughey is 49. Rapper-producer Sean "Diddy" Combs is 49. TV personality Bethenny Frankel ("Bethenny," ''Real Housewives of New York") is 48. Singer Shawn Rivera of Az Yet is 47. Actress Heather Tom ("Bold and the Beautiful," ''One Life To Live") is 43. Actress Emme Rylan ("General Hospital") is 38.
Jack White donates $30K for Oklahoma house in ‘Outsiders’
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Grammy winner Jack White is helping preserve a piece of 1980s movie history.
Management for the former White Stripes singer confirmed Friday he donated $30,000 to help restore a house in Tulsa, Oklahoma, that was featured in "The Outsiders."
‘The Karate Kid’ villain returns in YouTube Red series, ‘Cobra Kai’
Cobra Kai never dies.
It's time to go back to the dojo with "Cobra Kai," the latest sequel in the "Karate Kid" franchise.
No, not the one with Will Smith's kid. This YouTube Red series sees William Zabka reprise his role as Johnny Lawrence from the 1984 original, in which he faced off against Daniel LaRusso, played by Ralph Macchio.
‘Karate Kid’ sequel series ‘Cobra Kai’ to be shown in theaters for one night only
'Karate Kid' sequel series 'Cobra Kai' to be shown in theaters for one night only
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- "The Karate Kid" is crane-kicking its way back to theaters in April.
Fathom Events is bringing the 1984 classic film starring Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita to the big screen once again on April 25. The movie will be followed by a special advanced screening of the first two episodes of the YouTube Red original series, "Cobra Kai."
‘Cobra Kai’: Daniel-san and Johnny square off in trailer for ‘Karate Kid’ sequel series
'Cobra Kai': Daniel-san and Johnny square off in trailer for 'Karate Kid' sequel series
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- If you've been waiting 34 years for a rematch between Daniel Larusso and Johnny Lawrence, well, it's almost here.
In the first trailer for YouTube Red's "Karate Kid" reboot, titled "Cobra Kai," Ralph Macchio's Daniel-san stares down his old nemesis, played again by Billy Zabka, at Johnny's new dojo where they still teach students to "strike first, strike hard, no mercy."
‘Karate Kid’ revival ‘Cobra Kai’ discussed by former co-stars Elisabeth Shue, Tamlyn Tomita
There's little doubt that cries of "sweep the leg!" and "get him a body bag!" will be echoing across the Twittersphere next year when "The Karate Kid" reunion series "Cobra Kai" bows on YouTube Red.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 10-episode revival will see Ralph Macchio and William Zabka reprise their respective roles of transplanted Jersey boy Daniel LaRusso and bully Johnny Lawrence but now three decades removed from their San Fernando Valley rivalry and climactic karate tournament.
‘The Good Doctor’ actress Tamlyn Tomita discusses her lucky break in ‘The Karate Kid’
Tamlyn Tomita had never acted before when she was cast as Ralph Macchio's new love interest in "The Karate Kid Part II" in 1986.
"I did not want to become an actor; I had no [such] dreams," Miss Tomita told The Washington Times recently. "It really sounds very Pollyanna-ish, but I really did not know anything" about the business," she said, but "I found myself cast in 'The Karate Kid Part II.'"
Get ready to wax on, wax off, sand floor and paint fence again -- The Karate Kid's coming back.
Ralph Macchio will reprise his role as Daniel LaRusso in Cobra Kai, a comedy series coming to YouTube Red, his rep confirms to ABC News. The series will take place in the present day, and will follow LaRusso as he attempts to get on with his life without his longtime mentor, karate sensei Mr. Miyagi.
TCA press tour: YouTube reviving ‘Karate Kid’
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. • Do you know "The Karate Kid"?
"I don't know anyone who doesn't know 'The Karate Kid,'" says Susanne Daniels, head of digital content for YouTube. Fans have kept the movie franchise alive with "clips, tributes and related content," the streaming network says.
Thus "Cobra Kai," a 10-episode "Karate Kid" sequel reuniting Ralph Macchio and William Zabka, due next year on subscription service YouTube Red.
Smart Rating: 91.49Genre: Children, drama, martial artsStarring: Ralph Macchio, Noriyuki "Pat" Morita, Elisabeth ShueDaniel (Ralph Macchio) moves to Southern California with his mother, Lucille (Randee Heller), but quickly finds himself the target of a group of bullies who study karate at the Cobra Kai dojo. Fortunately, Daniel befriends Mr. Miyagi (Noriyuki "Pat" Morita), an unassuming repairman who just happens to be a martial arts master himself. Miyagi takes Daniel under his wing, training him in a more compassionate form of karate and preparing him to compete against the brutal Cobra Kai.
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