Teen Wolf Wiki
Advertisement

There is no Teen Wolf Season 7. The MTV show ended with Season 6 after network executives and Executive Producer Jeff Davis agreed the series had run its course.

As of 2020, ViacomCBS (MTV) no longer has the contractual rights to make new episodes of Teen Wolf. Conversely, while MGM has all rights to the original Teen Wolf movie, they cannot continue the television show without MTV's participation.

This contractual stalemate means MGM cannot make a Season 7 or a movie set in the current Teen Wolf Universe without a new deal between the two owners of the Jeff Davis universe intellectual property.

Who_will_be_Teen_Wolf's_Alpha_of_Alphas?_-_Teen_Wolf_Season_7_Update

Who will be Teen Wolf's Alpha of Alphas? - Teen Wolf Season 7 Update

September 2021 Season 7 Update

In September 2021 Teen Wolf News reported that ViacomCBS executives were talking about Teen Wolf again. The company is rebooting several shows for the new Paramount Plus streaming service and Teen Wolf reportedly came up in that context. A deal with MGM is still necessary for anything to move forward and currently MGM is mired in an investigation at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. (See Sale of MGM to Amazon below).

Jeff Davis on Season 7

Teen_Wolf_Season_7_-_NEW_05-21_Jeff_Davis_Interview

Teen Wolf Season 7 - NEW 05-21 Jeff Davis Interview

Jeff on How to get More Teen Wolf

Jeff Davis, in a May 2021 interview with The Official Teen Wolf Wiki, told Administrator Paul V. Rea that the best hope for the future of the his Teen Wolf Universe would be increased interest on streaming platforms such as Amazon and Hulu and The Roku Channel. Davis' show Criminal Minds was recently brought back from cancellation at Paramount Plus because new viewer research showed Criminal Minds was, for a time, the number one show on Netflix among teens and young adults. (See Video above for Davis' talking points)

Reboot Talks

In November 2020, Teen Wolf creator and executive producer Jeff Davis told The Official Teen Wolf Wiki's Paul V. Rea that Davis and MGM executives had met to discuss a possible reboot of Teen Wolf. Davis was clear that the reboot under discussion would not include "any characters, stories or mythology from the original MTV show". The current Teen Wolf Universe cannot move forward without a new agreement between ViacomCBS and MGM.

The reboot idea was taken off the table with the departure of Steve Start, the MGM executive who was working with Davis on the plan. Stark oversaw all the successful MGM television efforts during the past decade and was largely responsible for the companies successful exploitation of its existing IP like Fargo, Handmaid’s Tale, Silence of the Lambs, Vikings, and Teen Wolf. He left the company in early March of 2021.

According to Davis, Stark’s exit from the studio means the complete reboot is now dead.

The_Teen_Wolf_Reboot_is_Dead_but_Hulu_May_Save_us_all

The Teen Wolf Reboot is Dead but Hulu May Save us all

Teen Wolf Reboot is Dead

Sale of MGM to Amazon

In January 2021, MGM Studios began exploring a possible sale of all its holdings including the original Teen Wolf IP. Potential buyers mentioned at the time include Disney and Apple TV+.

In May of 2021 Amazon reported it planned to purchase MGM for $9 billion (US).

The move would give Amazon partial control over the Teen Wolf intellectual property while ViacomCBS retains partial control of the IP through their ownership of MTV.

The sale of MGM is important because it could break the current stalemate between MTV parent company ViacomCBS and the others who own a piece of the Jeff DavisTeen Wolf Universe.

In June of 2021, The U.S. Federal Trade Commission as well as some members of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate called for increased scrutiny of the MGM purchase. Many of these powerful leaders question the growing influence large tech companies like Amazon have on the wider marketplace. This scrutiny is expected to lead to congressional anti-trust hearings which could delay the sale well into 2022.

False Rumors Spread

Beginning after MTV reunited the Teen Wolf cast for a Zoom call in June 2020, rumors began to spread that new episodes of show would soon follow.

Teen_Wolf_Season_7_is_Fake_News_(w_Holland_Roden)

Teen Wolf Season 7 is Fake News (w Holland Roden)

Holland Roden on Season 7 Lies

While most of these rumors seem to be cases of media outlets looking for clickbait headlines and reporting isolated statements from the cast without context, there were a few internet trolls who attempted to fool fans with slickly produced videos purported to be real trailers for the returning series.

Fake_MTV_Channel_is_Lying_to_You_about_Teen_Wolf_Season_7

Fake MTV Channel is Lying to You about Teen Wolf Season 7

Fake Channels offer False Hope

One channel went so far as to copy MTV's network branding and presented Teen Wolf Wiki videos from 2015 as if they were new behind the scenes content.

Teen_Wolf_Season_7_is_Still_NOT_REAL

Teen Wolf Season 7 is Still NOT REAL

The Big Lie about Season 7


Potential Plot

In 2017, Davis explained to Teen Wolf Wiki that he had no firm plot in mind for Season 7 because they never planned to make it.

When pressed, Davis says Season 7 might have followed Alec and picked up where Season 6 ended.

"I think if we did it, I would have hired Ben Wadsworth to be the new Teen Wolf with Posey handing over the reigns. I'm sure the seventh season would have been about taking down Tamora Monroe while some new supernatural threat reared its head."

Potential Movie

For years Davis and Teen Wolf star Tyler Posey discussed the possibility of doing a Teen Wolf movie based on the show. This never went beyond the "wouldn't it be cool" stage of development. There are no plans for a Teen Wolf movie.

Advertisement