“Teen Wolf” fans were devastated when MTV canceled the show after seven seasons in 2017, but were thrilled when Paramount+ released a follow-up film called “Teen Wolf: The Movie” on January 26, 2023. The film brought most of the series’ beloved stars together to continue the story the series began.
“Teen Wolf” was a TV series reboot of the popular 80s film of the same name, which follows a high school student named Scott McCall (played by Tyler Posey) who turns into a werewolf after being bitten. Unfortunately, he and his friends are all drawn into a web of supernatural chaos in the process. When the series premiered in 2011, its cast, which also included Dylan O’Brien, Crystal Reed, and Hallon Roden, were actually much older than their school-aged characters (as is usually the case in theaters). of Hollywood casting). But some script decisions in “Teen Wolf: The Movie” brought its cast of actors closer to the age of their characters.
Is there a time jump in “Teen Wolf: The Movie”?
Although “Teen Wolf: The Movie” was released less than five years after “Teen Wolf” ended the airwaves, the film incorporates a significant 15-year time jump in the story. “Teen Wolf” began in 2011 when the characters were in their second year of high school and were around 15 years old. Each school year lasted approximately two seasons of the series, with the exception of the final season, which took place in the summer after the characters’ senior year and included a two-year time jump in the finale, which means the series ended around the year 2014 or 2015.
What year is ‘Teen Wolf: The Movie’ set in?
In “Teen Wolf: The Movie”, Scott’s mother says that it’s been 15 years since Allison Argent died. Since Allison’s tragic death in the season three finale (the fall semester of the characters’ junior year in 2011), the film is set in 2026.
So how old are our favorite characters compared to their actors when we catch up with them in “Teen Wolf: The Movie”? Read ahead to find out.