Final month, Paramount+ revealed the solid for its upcoming revival of Teen Wolf throughout a ViacomCBS investor occasion, and followers instantly seen sure key names have been lacking. Whereas many alums from the hit 2011 TV collection, together with star Tyler Posey, have been again on board, different key gamers like Dylan O’Brien have been lacking from the revival’s solid record. Now, O’Brien is explaining to followers why he did not make the time to return to Beacon Hills for another shapeshifting journey.
Talking to Selection to advertise his new movie The Outfit, O’Brien defined that the event course of for the brand new sequel movie, which is able to reunite a lot of the unique solid with collection creator Jeff Davis, got here at him and his former co-stars somewhat quick, leaving him with a tricky alternative.
“It was a troublesome choice. Loads went into it,” O’Brien mentioned. “The present couldn’t be extra pricey to me. It was the very first thing I ever did I and so many individuals there are extraordinarily pricey to me. It was one thing I used to be attempting to make work however it all occurred very quick. We didn’t actually know that it was occurring and so they form of simply threw it at us a little bit bit, which is ok as a result of all of us love the present. We have been attempting to determine it out.”
Teen Wolf launched O’Brien to stardom when the collection — a sexier, darker replace of the 1985 movie starring Michael J. Fox — arrived in 2011, and led to alternatives like dystopian motion collection The Maze Runner and, shortly after the collection ended, the Transformers spinoff movie Bumblebee. As Stiles Stilinski, the most effective buddy of the title “Teen Wolf” Scott McCall (Tyler Posey), he was a significant contributor to the present’s whole run, which can be a part of why he determined to stroll away from the revival. For O’Brien, it appears he mentioned all he needed to say with Stiles and Teen Wolf.
“Finally, I simply determined it was left in a extremely good place for me and I nonetheless wish to depart it there,” O’Brien mentioned. “I want them nicely and I’m going to observe it the primary night time it comes out. I hope it f***ing kicks ass, however I’m not going to be in it.”
O’Brien is, after all, protecting a lot busy even with out the Teen Wolf film. He’ll subsequent be seen in The Outfit, has different film tasks on the horizon and, after all, helped Taylor Swift break the web final 12 months when he co-starred in All Too Properly: The Brief Movie. He is additionally not the one different main Teen Wolf alum who appears to be skipping the film. Tyler Hoechlin, who performed the werewolf Derek Hale on the collection, is a little bit busy taking part in Superman, so he’ll additionally apparently sit the movie out.
Teen Wolf returns later this 12 months to Paramount+.