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Turning a sequel to The Karate Kid into a TV series might not have sounded wise but this blockbuster show has found life in a tired franchise

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US televisionTurning a sequel to The Karate Kid into a TV series might not have sounded wise but this blockbuster show has found life in a tired franchise
Wed 20 Jan 2021 02.37 EST
A modern TV reboot of classic 80s teen film The Karate Kid sounds like an almost comically bad idea. Its the sort of suggestion you can imagine a creatively desperate TV executive leaving for himself in a panicky Partridgean voice note while drunk on a Tuesday night. So many ways it could go spectacularly wrong, and virtually…

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