“Cobra Kai”: Kenny Payne, the character who revived “Karate Kid” in season 4

On December 31, the fourth season of “Cobra Kai”Via Netflix. With 10 episodes, the series continued the story of the characters created by Robert Mark Kamen, who have penetrated the hearts of the audience.

The appearance of Kenny in the last installment has stirred the memories of the spectators, because his story is similar to the one he presents “The Karate Kid”, the cinematographic saga that emitted its first film in 1984 and that had as protagonists Ralph Macchio, Noriyuki “Pat” Morita, Elisabeth Shue, William Zabka y Randee Heller.

Find out more about the character played below Dallas Dupree Young that has captivated the public.

On December 31, the fourth season of “Cobra Kai” was released (Photo: Netflix)
On December 31, the fourth season of “Cobra Kai” was released (Photo: Netflix)

THE RELATIONSHIP OF KENNY PAYNE AND “THE KARATE KID”

Season 4 of “Cobra Kai” surprised viewers with the entry of Kenny Payne, who brought to mind the experiences of Daniel LaRusso in “The Karate Kid 1″. Kenny is a young character who will have on his back the responsibility of carrying out the story of Cobra Kai, by honoring LaRusso and putting a new twist on his career.

As you recall, in 1984, Daniel was bullied by Cobra Kai immediately after moving to San Fernando Valley, where karate was as dominant as soccer in the West Texas.

Young actor Dallas Dupree Young will join the cast of Cobra Kai for this new season.  The 14-year-old artist is known for his role in “The Fosters” (Photo: Healthy Celeb)
Young actor Dallas Dupree Young will join the cast of Cobra Kai for this new season. The 14-year-old artist is known for his role in “The Fosters” (Photo: Healthy Celeb)

KENNY PAYNE IN “COBRA KAI 4”

The character that gives life Dallas Young face harassment just like LaRusso. He made his debut in episode two, “First Learn Stand”, where he is shown as a high school student with an absent father and whose older brother is serving time in reformatory.

Payne is new to the school, so he is immediately attacked by abusive students among whom he stands out Anthony LaRusso, the son of Daniel. The brutality of the youth is so great that the teenager is forced to join Cobra Kai, where he will be guided by Robby Keene, who takes the place of Sr. Miyagi.

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THE TRANSFORMATION OF KENNY PAYNE

As he gains strength and confidence, Kenny begins to defend himself and fight his tormentors. This is how at the end of the season, he humiliates and defeats Anthony. Meanwhile in “The Karate Kid” Daniel maintains a hero role, Kenny’s story is full of shades of gray as he finally joins the “bad” dojo of Cobra Kai, activating his aggressiveness.

Become the competition of Anthony LaRusso positions Kenny as a main character in upcoming installments.

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