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It was solely a matter of time till Cobra Kai standout Xolo Maridueña would money in on the warmth of the hit collection and land some extra high-profile roles.
Turns out the time is now, with the 20-year-old actor touchdown one other large gig after being confirmed to headline in-development HBO Max present The Ledger.
The half-hour collection was shopped round to a couple different providers, based on Variety, earlier than it lastly landed at HBO. The venture facilities round a younger man named Gabriel, who needs to set proper the wrongs perpetrated by the person who educated him. He solely has the ledger left by his former grasp to work from as he travels town-to-town, making an attempt to repair earlier wrongs.
Juan Carlos Coto will pen the present and government, with Maridueña additionally named as a part of the manager producorial staff as properly. The younger actor shot to fame as the primary scholar of Johnny Lawrence within the hit present Cobra Kai, however he’s additionally appeared within the drama Parenthood.
In a certain signal that his profession is heading in the right direction, Maridueña will star within the DC’s Blue Beetle, set to release in August of subsequent 12 months. Warner Bros. initially deliberate to release the comedian e book adaptation on streaming, but decided to give it a wide theatrical release instead.
When you add a significant half in a possible multi-film superhero collection to The Ledger, it’s clear WarnerMedia are very excessive on the fast-rising expertise, though it might be some time earlier than we see it hit the small display.