Ralph Macchio Reveals Why He Refused 'Karate Kid' Remake

By Sakshi

 Oct 19,2022

'Cobra Kai' Star Ralph Macchio Reveals Why He Refused To Be A Part Of Will Smith's 'Karate Kid' Remake

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In the film about martial arts The Karate Kid from 1984, Ralph Macchio played Daniel LaRusso for the first time. 

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He later appeared in two sequels to the film that were released in 1986 and 1989. 

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He has maintained his role as Daniel on the streaming-only, highly acclaimed show Cobra Kai since 2018.

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The idea of the film remake to The Karate Kid was ongoing, Will Smith asked Ralph to be part of the film, however, Ralph declined the offer.

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Continue reading to learn the reason he turned down the invitation.

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In his new memoir, Waxing On Waxing On: The Karate Kid and Me, which outlines how the iconic film series made him famous 

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The Cobra Kai actor explained the reason the actor turned down Will's offer. It will become released on Amazon on 18 October.

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Ralph said to Fox News Digital that one of the reasons he chose to decline the position was that Will didn't explicitly give him a major job. 

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