It’s been too long since we’ve seen the supers of Beacon Hills together. Fortunately, most of them will meet in the next Teen Wolf: The Movie at Paramount+. While they may not be teenagers anymore, they are still wolves, mostly. Some of them are banshees or kanimas or long dead, but the point is that they’re back.
mtv teen wolf is making its return in movie form, coming to Paramount+ in 2023. Almost the entire cast of the fan-favorite series will be in attendance, and the description makes it sound like we’re in a movie that’s essentially Teen Wolf, where Scott McCall (Tyler Posey) gathers his various supernatural allies to battle a new supernatural enemy. Plus, he features the return of Scott’s first love, Allison (Crystal Reed), in one way or another.
While there’s still a lot to learn about the upcoming gathering, read on to find out everything there is to know so far.
At New York Comic Con, Jeff Davis announced that Teen Wolf: The Movie It will premiere on January 26, 2023.
first look clip
While the big news from San Diego Comic-Con was Allison returning to Beacon Hills safe and sound, a First Look clip of Teen Wolf: The Movie shown at New York Comic Con on October 7 reveals that she’s not exactly the Allison Argent we know and love. She interrupts a very cute moment between Derek (hello, salt and pepper beard!) and his son Eli in the locker room at Beacons Hill High to, um, murder Derek? She manages to avoid her first attack and is shocked to discover that Allison is the one attacking him, but she doesn’t give in and inevitably shoots him in the neck with an arrow. The scene cuts before we can see if she’s finished the job, but we have a lot of questions. Has Allison turned into Nogitsune? Is she bad now? What about Derek that he has her so pissed off? Looks like we still have a few months to find out.
The first trailer for Teen Wolf: The Movie was revealed during the film’s San Diego Comic-Con 2022 panel. It seems to be the return of the nogitsune when an ominous voice declares that he wants revenge on Scott and everyone he loves. The jaw-dropping moment, though, is when we see Scott bump into Papa Argent (JR Bourne) and yell that Allison is here and that she’s alive. Then there was a slow-motion shot of Allison with her trademark quiver and deadly bows walking in the rain. If you weren’t ridiculously excited about this movie before, you have to be now.
Here’s the official synopsis from Paramount: “A full moon rises over Beacon Hills, and with it a terrifying evil has arisen. The wolves are howling once more, calling for the return of banshees, were-coyotes, hellhounds, kitsunes and all other shapeshifters in the night But only a werewolf like Scott McCall, no longer a teenager but still an alpha, can gather new allies and gather trusted friends to fight what might be the most powerful enemy and lethal that they have faced”.
Jeff Davis and Tyler Posey also revealed at SDCC that the film will take a slight time jump from where the series left off. For the first time, Posey will play Scott McCall older than his actual age. “Beacon Hills ruined Scott. Beacon Hills was a wild ride,” Posey said during the panel. “Scott wanted to get away. He lives in Los Angeles now. He wanted to put the lead role on the shelf for now. So when we meet him, he’s just like a normal person…Now he has to figure out how to save himself.” “He’s a little more relaxed. He’s not that focused on saving the world, yet. We’ve never seen Scott like this in our entire career with teen wolf…It’s pretty cool.”
Almost the entire main cast of the show is back… and the key word is almost. Scott (Posey), Lydia (Holland Roden), Derek (Tyler Hoechlin), Malia (Shelley Hennig), Jackson (Colton Haynes), Liam (Dylan Sprayberry), Sheriff Stilinski (Linden Ashby), Chris Argent (JR Bourne), Melissa (Melissa Ponzio), Peter (Ian Bohen), Jordan Parrish (Ryan Kelley), Mason (Khylin Rambo) return, but they do so without their best friend Stiles Stilinski. Dylan O’Brien confirmed to Variety that he won’t be returning for the film, which makes sense given that O’Brien was mostly absent from the series beginning in season 6. “It was a tough decision,” he told the site. “A lot was invested. The show couldn’t be more dear to me. It was the first thing I ever did and a lot of people there are extremely dear to me. It was something I was trying to make it work, but it all happened so fast. We really didn’t know what was happening and it was just thrown at us a little bit, which is okay because we all love the show. We were trying to figure it out.”
“In the end,” he said, “I decided they left it somewhere really good for me and I still want to leave it there. I wish them well and I’ll see it the first night I come out.” I hope he kicks some butt, but I’m not going to be in it.”
But even though Stiles won’t be around, fans may still be excited to see the return of Allison (Reed), who will be around even though Allison died in season 3. Is she a dream? A hallucination? A memory? Or is Allison back from the dead, which is a reasonable question to ask in this universe? So far, it’s unclear, but any opportunity to revisit Scott and Allison’s sweet relationship is welcome.
Vince Mattis will play Eli Hale, the teenage son of Derek Hale. He features prominently in the Teen Wolf: The Movie trailer, so we think he’ll be essential in helping McCall’s pack defeat the movie’s enemy.
where to look
Teen Wolf: The Movie It will air on Paramount+, which is also where you can watch the entire series. It’s also available on Hulu and limited episodes are included with Prime Video membership.