Kanan was arrested Aug. 18. He faces charges of misdemeanor DUI and driving with a blood-alcohol level above the state limit of .08 percent, city attorney spokesman Frank Mateljan said Wednesday.
Details of his arrest were not released. An after-hours call to Kanan's agent was not immediately returned.
He was scheduled to appear in court Monday, Mateljan said.
Kanan played Ralph Macchio's nemesis in the 1989 movie "The Karate Kid, Part III."
Kirsten Storms, who plays Maxie Jones on ABC's "General Hospital" and was Belle Black on NBC's "Days of Our Lives," was arrested last Friday in Culver City for investigation of driving under the influence of alcohol.
Storms, 23, voices the snippy cheerleader Bonnie Rockwaller in the animated Disney TV series "Kim Possible."
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?