From 2011 to 2017, the beloved MTV sequence “Teen Wolf” introduced new life to the unique 1985 movie of the identical identify. The present adopted teenage protagonist Scott McCall (Tyler Posey), a highschool pupil who learns to stability his twin id as a werewolf and defend his city from supernatural creatures. Throughout its six-year run, “Teen Wolf” garnered a loyal fan base, and since its finish, followers of the present have been eagerly anticipating the same teen drama to sink their tooth into.
In December 2021, Deadline broke the information that “Teen Wolf” creator Jeff Davis can be returning to the werewolf universe with a brand new sequence, “Wolf Pack.” Upon the discharge of the announcement, many instantly tied the upcoming sequence to “Teen Wolf” and assumed it could be a derivative. The thought is not far-fetched to imagine, as Davis revisited the “Teen Wolf” franchise in 2022 when he wrote the script for “Teen Wolf: The Film,” however “Wolf Pack” truly has no connection to the unique sequence and is not a derivative. In response to Leisure Weekly, Davis clarified the present’s variations throughout an interview at New York Comedian Con.
For one, “Wolf Pack” is impressed by the ebook sequence of the identical identify by Edo van Belkom. Moreover, Davis defined that he wished to discover conventional myths within the sequence relatively than do a artistic spin on them like in “Teen Wolf.” “I did wish to do one thing completely different, however from Teen Wolf. With ‘Teen Wolf,’ one of many first issues we did was here is the standard werewolf fantasy, how will we spin it. This, I wished to return to extra conventional myths,” he mentioned.
The storyline and characters of “Wolf Pack” have extra depth as properly, in response to Davis. “I discovered with youngsters as of late, there are points similar to nervousness, disconnected youth looking for one another, can they nonetheless discover one another in a world like this the place it is all expertise, pandemics, and individuals are being separated,” he advised Leisure Weekly. “That is actually what the story is about: these 4 youngsters discovering one another, and discovering their pack, and discovering their folks.”
“Wolf Pack” facilities round 4 youngsters whose lives are modified when a raging wildfire awakens a supernatural creature of their California city. By way of the disastrous chaos, the group struggle to outlive and finally uncover that when a full moon seems, all of them share a secret connection to a werewolf.
Do not miss the sequence premiere on Paramount+ on Jan. 26, and catch the trailer beneath earlier than it hits the streamer!