From 2011 to 2017, the beloved MTV sequence “Teen Wolf” introduced new life to the unique 1985 movie of the identical title. The present adopted teenage protagonist Scott McCall (Tyler Posey), a highschool scholar 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 an identical teen drama to sink their enamel 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 might be a by-product. The thought is not far-fetched to consider, as Davis revisited the “Teen Wolf” franchise in 2022 when he wrote the script for “Teen Wolf: The Movie,” however “Wolf Pack” really has no connection to the unique sequence and is not a by-product. In response to Entertainment Weekly, Davis clarified the present’s variations throughout an interview at New York Comedian Con.
For one, “Wolf Pack” is impressed by the e-book sequence of the identical title by Edo van Belkom. Moreover, Davis defined that he wished to discover conventional myths within the sequence slightly than do a inventive 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 this is the normal werewolf fable, how can 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 nicely, in accordance with Davis. “I discovered with youngsters as of late, there are points akin to anxiousness, 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 instructed Leisure Weekly. “That is actually what the story is about: these 4 children 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. Via the disastrous chaos, the group struggle to outlive and in the end 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!