Teen Wolf has become a huge success on American television in the past, leading thousands of fans to follow the series assiduously between 2011 and 2017. And after almost 6 years, viewers will be able to miss the show once again, since that the Teen Wolf movie is set to hit Paramount+ on January 26th.
Thinking about it, we brought an article recalling the main points of the series, helping our readers to stay on top of the story before the premiere.
Check it out below!
Teen Wolf: What is the series about?
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In Teen Wolf, Scott McCall is bitten by a werewolf after going into the woods with his friend to look for a dead body. Due to the bite, the character realizes that his body is undergoing a series of changes, also transforming him into a supernatural creature.
As a teenager, Scott has to face both the typical problems of the phase, such as love interests and the construction of an identity, as well as the fact that he has become a werewolf.
Throughout the series, the character ends up making a series of enemies, who, in addition to threatening the people closest to Scott, also pose a danger to the city where they live.
For this reason, the new wolf realizes that the only way to protect the people he cares about is by fighting, entering into a series of battles and events that span the 6 seasons of the program.
During the time it was on the air, Teen Wolf received positive comments from the public and specialized critics, who mainly praised the way the series addressed social issues, such as homosexual relationships, feminism, drug use, among others.
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What happens over the seasons?
In the 1st season of Teen Wolf, Scott is transformed into a werewolf and the main dilemmas of the character is trying to control his new impulses, at the same time that he tries to locate the wolf that bit him to prevent him from continuing to attack the people of his city. , putting the deal between hunters and werewolf on the rocks.
After the plot resolutions, the 2nd year of the show immerses viewers in new events. Here, Scott already has more knowledge about himself and one of the main problems he faces is the ban on his relationship with Allison, the girl he is in love with and whose father is a werewolf hunter. Season producers still bring a new threat to the city, a reptilian monster that has caused a series of deaths in the region.
Already in season 3, considered by fans as the best of the series, Teen Wolf surprises viewers with horror scenes full of emotion and suspense. The main story addressed revolves around a new group of wolves that arrives in Beacon Hills, carrying out a series of ritual kills.
Season 4 begins with Derek’s disappearance, making the characters go in search of their lost friend. As they try to investigate the case, they end up discovering that a man called “The Benefactor” is paying assassins to kill every supernatural creature in the city. So Scott and his friends decide to go all out to defeat the threat.
In its 5th season, Teen Wolf addressed the last year of high school, showing the characters’ anxiety about the future and the friendships built over time. The conflicts that move the episodes are mostly in relation to the Doctors of Fear, a group of scientists who begin to carry out deadly experiments on werewolves and other creatures.
In the 6th and final season, the series’ characters face two of the greatest enemies to ever cross the show: The Ghost Riders and the Snuk-Ite. With chilling action scenes, the production shows viewers the strength and confidence that the characters have developed throughout the program, becoming extremely brave wolves. The series still ends several arcs and ends with an atmosphere of peace in the city.
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Teen Wolf: what is already known about the film?
Announced in September 2021, Teen Wolf: The Movie is written by Jeff Davis and directed by Russell Mulcahy. The feature is considered a continuation of the series of the same name and is scheduled to premiere on Paramount + on January 26th.
In the official synopsis, we can see that a new danger must plague the city of Beacon Hills, California. “A terrible evil arises, and the wolves howl once more. Only a werewolf like Scott McCall can gather new allies and trusted friends to fight what could be the most powerful and deadly enemy they have ever faced.”
In the cast, most of the actors decided to reprise their roles from the series again. In this way, we will have Tyler Posey as Scott McCall, Crystal Reed as Allison Argent, Tyler Hoechlin as Derek Hale, Holland Roden as Lydia Martin, Colton Haynes as Jackson Whittemore, Shelley Hennig as Malia Tate, Dylan Sprayberry as Liam Dunbar, among others.
And for those who want to marathon the series before the film’s premiere, it’s worth remembering that the 6 seasons of Teen Wolf are available on Netflix for all streaming subscribers.
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