'Teen Wolf' TV Series Is 'Almost Nothing' Like '80s Film, Stars Say

'We've got our own thing going on,' Tyler Posey says of upcoming MTV show.

Although we were distracted by the presence of powerhouse pop stars Justin Bieber, Drake and Lady Gaga on our fancy white carpet at Sunday's VMAs, our supernatural senses kicked in when the three young stars of "Teen Wolf" swung by.

The series, which is based on the original cult teen comedy made famous by star Michael J. Fox, was picked up by MTV earlier this year and is set to debut in 2011.

"The shoes of Michael J. Fox are so big to fill, it's just he did his own thing," star Tyler Posey told MTV News of the inevitable comparisons between the reboot and the original. "We're definitely doing our own thing. We are doing a remake of 'Teen Wolf,' but it's almost nothing like the original movie. We've got our own thing going on."

"I think I'm more excited than nervous," co-star Tyler Hoechlin added. "We're excited to get going. [Creator] Jeff [Davis]'s been doing a great job setting it up for us, so we just have to go have fun."

Back in July, the boys dished a few more details about the show at San Diego Comic-Con.

"When I first heard about the show, that they were doing 'Teen Wolf,' I was pretty stoked about it because I loved the movie," Posey said. "My agents got me the audition for it, and I read the script, and it blew me away. It was completely unlike anything I have read. The script was awesome and it was one of the things I wanted the most out of anything, and I just worked hard and got it."

"I didn't even know what 'Teen Wolf' was," Dylan O'Brien admitted about originally signing on to the show. "I hadn't seen the movie. I almost didn't even go to the audition. Look at that."

"I think the thing we unanimously agree on is that the script was so strong, no matter what our assumptions were coming into it," Hoechlin said. "After we read the script, it was immediately something we all wanted to be a part of very badly. I think each and every one of us is very grateful that we get a chance to work on it."

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