Tyler Posey is returning to the world of “Teen Wolf.”
“I at all times simply knew this present was going to be successful. I simply felt it in my bones,” Posey, 31, instructed The Post. “And I knew there was going to be extra after it ended. Whether it might be a movie or a continuation of the present, I didn’t know. So, I’m not shocked by any of this. It’s one thing that I’ve been wanting for years. I used to be instantly stoked and down for the journey.”
Set within the fictional city of Beacon Hills, Calif., “Teen Wolf” adopted Scott McCall (Posey), a highschool scholar who obtained bitten by a werewolf and rose as much as shield his city, which was a hotbed of supernatural shenanigans. Along the way in which, he was aided by fellow werewolf Derek Hale (Tyler Hoechlin, who’s additionally returning for the movie) and his finest good friend Stiles Stilinski (Dylan O’Brien, who isn’t returning).
“I’ve by no means second-guessed desirous to do it,” stated Posey, who generated controversy when he joined OnlyFans and came out as sexually fluid in 2020. ” I didn’t even take into consideration what my schedule had in entrance of me. I used to be like, ‘I’m clearing my whole schedule, and we’re doing this movie.’ ”
In addition to Posey and Hoechlin, authentic “Teen Wolf” solid members returning for the movie embody Holland Roden as Lydia Martin, Shelley Hennig as Malia Tate, Crystal Reed as Allison Argent (regardless that, sure, she did die in Season 3), J.R. Bourne as Chris Argent and Colton Haynes as Jackson Whittemore.
“Every day was like this massive reunion. In between ‘motion’ and ‘minimize’ we had been hanging out and laughing and reminiscing and crying,” stated Posey. “It’s at all times good to see Crystal. We hadn’t acted collectively for over 5 years. And J.R. Bourne is one in every of my finest buddies. We keep our shut relationship outdoors of ‘Teen Wolf’ — we goof round, journey bikes with one another, buy groceries. But to get to do [the show] once more with him, and see him develop as an individual too … we had the best time.”
For those that didn’t return, Posey stated the movie works round their absence.
“Dylan [O’Brien] wasn’t part of the final season of ‘Teen Wolf,’ so we had been conversant in the best way to do the present with out him. But additionally, he’s as massive part of the present as anyone else, and at all times shall be,” he stated. “We discuss him within the movie [and] we see his Jeep. He’s not absent in our hearts. He’s nonetheless very a lot current.”
In the movie, Beacon Hills faces a brand new risk. Scott isn’t a young person anymore, however he’s an alpha, and he gathers a mixture of new buddies and outdated allies to band collectively and face this new enemy.
“I used to be somewhat nervous to know if I nonetheless knew the best way to play Scott,” stated Posey. “I knew in my thoughts the place he’d been, who he’s now, however I used to be questioning if I might play it. But it was actually like driving a motorbike. It all got here again to me. I’m super-proud of the work I did and I really feel like he’s extra Scott than he ever was earlier than. Maybe that’s the key — to take 5 years away from one thing and then come again to it.”
Posey stated that he’s modified loads because the present resulted in 2017, however that he introduced that to the function.
“I’m pleased with who I’m immediately. I’m caring for myself bodily, mentally, I meditate a number of occasions a day. I attempt to discover the peace and pleasure in all the pieces,” he stated. “I’m sober, I’m current in each second. I used to be excited to play Scott McCall with this new mentality of the place I’m at proper now. I’m nonetheless the identical goofy child that I at all times was, simply with somewhat bit of additional oomph.
“It’s thrilling to have the ability to deliver this to Scott.”