‘Cobra Kai’ Star Tanner Buchanan Is Secretly a Musician Too

by Jeremy Spirogis
‘Cobra Kai’ Star Tanner Buchanan Is Secretly a Musician Too

It is a giant week for Tanner Buchanan. His new film Max Winslow and the House of Secrets is now out there on VOD, and seasons 1 and a pair of of Cobra Kai will premiere on Netflix Aug. 28. The film really reveals Buchanan’s hidden ardour. He performs Connor Lawson, a highschool lacrosse star invited to unravel a puzzle in tech mogul Atticus Virtue (Chad Michael Murray)’s home. 

Tanner Buchanan | SkipStone Pictures

Connor has stored his musical expertise secret, which spoke to Buchanan as a result of he additionally has secret musical ambitions. Buchanan spoke with Showbiz Cheat Sheet by cellphone and we’ll have extra with Buchanan on Cobra Kai earlier than its Netflix premiere. For Max Winslow, he shared the parallels between his musical ambitions and Connor’s. 

Long earlier than ‘Cobra Kai,’ Tanner Buchanan performed guitar

Connor feels stress to be the lacrosse star his faculty and his mother and father need him to be. Like Connor, Buchanan has cultivated musical pursuits over time, however it’s his option to hold them non-public.

“Connor is kind of a kid that played music his entire life,” Buchanan stated. “It’s kind of his own personal thing. For me, especially too, I’ve played guitar since I’ve been four years old and music is really a personal thing to me when I write songs and stuff. I never sing them in front of people or play them for people because it’s such a personal thing.”

Tanner Buchanan will launch his music when he’s older

Buchanan is simply 21, however he’s in no rush to turn into a rock star. Acting for him just isn’t what lacrosse is for Connor. Buchanan is fortunately dedicated to his profession, and Cobra Kai will hold him busy for a number of extra seasons.

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Tanner Buchanan | SkipStone Pictures

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“Acting is my number one thing that I want to do but music is definitely something that I would like to pursue later in life,” Buchanan stated. “Maybe not by myself but maybe more with a band. I really like that aspect, kind of how Jared Leto is an actor and then sings with 30 Seconds to Mars which is more of a rock group, which would be really cool to do later in life.”

A preview of Tanner Buchanan’s music

Since Buchanan received’t be releasing any music within the close to future, we solely have his phrase to go on. His Cobra Kai character, Robbie, received’t be breaking into music any time quickly both. Here’s how he describes his sound. 

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Tanner Buchanan | SkipStone Pictures

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“It’s definitely acoustic based,” Buchanan stated. “I would say indie, jazzy pop. But, it’s something I’d like to pursue still sometime in my career. So I think for that, it was really good for me just to relate to Connor and that sense of him wanting to do music but it’s so personal to him. And then actually wanting to pursue it as a career rather than some kind of sport.”

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