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Teen Wolf: The Movie is reimagined with a fun TikTok that focuses on Dylan O’Brien’s return as fan-favorite Stiles Stilinski.
A fan-made Teen Wolf: The Movie TikTok imagines Dylan O’Brien’s Stiles Stilinski returning to the franchise. Although many of the cast from the original Teen Wolf series will be appearing for the upcoming Paramount+ movie, including Tyler Posey as Scott McCall, O’Brien has confirmed he’s not involved with the project. The news came as sad news for fans, given that O’Brien’s performance was pivotal to the success of MTV’s supernatural drama and how important the friendship between Stiles and Scott is to the story.
TikTok user Fati Mamolar tries to make up for O’Brien’s absence by creating a scene where Stiles returns for Teen Wolf: The Movie, which premieres January 26 on Paramount+. The clip uses a scene from O’Brien’s psychological thriller Flashback, which partly deals with the mystery of a missing girl, then mixes in audio of a stunned Scott calling Stiles on the phone to tell him Allison is alive. The video, which can be viewed below, is accompanied by the tATu song “All the Things She Said” to match the shocking and disorienting news:
Why Dylan O’Brien Isn’t Returning for the Teen Wolf Movie Explained
O’Brien explained that his decision not to return as Stiles for Teen Wolf: The Movie meant a lot. The actor mentioned that he had tried to come back as Stiles in some way, but seemed to suggest that the announcement of the project and the speed at which it had grown had him. surprised, as well as others. O’Brien said he didn’t know the Paramount+ follow-up movie would happen, leading to a period of figuring out how a comeback could potentially work.
In the end, despite the difficulty of the decision, O’Brien felt he ended his run on Teen Wolf in a good place and wanted to leave it there. But he stressed that he loves the show and many of the people who work on it, noting that he will watch the film when it comes out and hoped it would “work your ass”. In the meantime, O’Brien has a few upcoming projects, including the queer sex worker drama Ponyboi.
How The Teen Wolf Movie Will Deal With Stiles’ Absence
In his remarks about O’Brien not reprising his role, screenwriter Jeff Davis explained that Teen Wolf: The Movie will explain what happened to Stiles and Lydia, who were in a relationship when viewers last saw them. Davis, who is also the creator of the MTV show, said there will be references and mentions of Stiles and that he will be “always there.” Some fans figured that Stiles’ absence would be key to the plot, but those details will be revealed when Teen Wolf: The Movie debuts.