MTV picking up 'Teen Wolf'
Based on the 1985 Michael J. Fox film, the MTV series stars Tyler Posey (ABC Family's "Lincoln Heights") as a high school student who gets superpowers, including the ability to woo girls, after a wolf attack.
The move has the network betting that after a couple hit vampire shows (HBO's "True Blood," The CW's "Vampire Diaries"), and, naturally, "Twilight," supernatural TV fans might be primed for a more furry hero.
"Teen Wolf" joins another MTV project, a domestic version of the UK hit "Skins," that recently received a series order at the network. "Teen Wolf" is created by Jeff Davis ("Criminal Minds") and executive produced by Davis, Marty Adelstein and Rene Echevarria. Russell Mulcahy directed the pilot.
Below, the trailer for the original "Teen Wolf" movie. Needless to say, the MTV version will be different ...
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