While The CW has made its mark with SUPERNATURAL and THE VAMPIRE DIARIES and found great success with their genre-bending formulas, they really haven’t proven to be the heir to the BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER teen angst throne that Joss Whedon created so expertly on that landmark series.
Well, there’s a good chance MTV’s TEEN WOLF could be the heir apparent. Based on the the horrendous (but cult) 1985 film starring Michael J. Fox, the new genre series owes more to BUFFY than that silly retro comedy.
Tyler Posey is Scott McCall, an average high school student who is bitten by a werewolf and now must deal with those urges while being guided by his best friend Stiles (Dylan O’Brien) who was the one who actually bit him.
TEEN WOLF will be debuting on MTV on Sunday, June 5 at 11/10c right after the MTV Movie Awards and we have the new trailer below. Check it out.