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Get hooked on Teen Wolf and Tyler Garcia Posey just in time for Halloween!

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Teen Wolf, as most of us knew it, was a 1985 American fantasy comedy film that starred Michael J. Fox as Scott Howard.  The plot was basically a high school student who discovers that his family has an unusual pedigree when he finds himself transforming into a werewolf.

Who would have thought that this 80s flick would be transformed into a live-action TV series that would propel one of America’s hottest Latino actors into stardom?

Tyler Posey, the star of Teen Wolf and the recipient of this year’s Alma award for best television actor, is definitely going to be a force to be reckoned with in Hollywood. He is a triple threat -young, handsome and grounded. During our interview, I was so impressed by the way he carried himself. First off, he was genuinely proud of his Latino heritage. Secondly, he has become an active member in the Latino community, by taking a stance in California’s Proposition 38 campaign alongside Edward James Olmos. And lastly, he was has such a drive to continue honing in on his skills as an actor and musician, that there is no doubt he will continue being successful in whatever route he takes.

When asked about how being Latino has affected his acting career, he responded that it used to determine what he was cast as, but now he is able to get cast as any character and just so happen to be Latino. Through his work, Tyler is able to combat stereotypes and continue to show that Latinos can be television leads.

If you haven’t already gotten into the Teen Wolf series, you can become a fan just in time for Halloween. MTV’s Teen Wolf has used the same basic plot as the film, a teenager who morphs into a werewolf, but includes significant twists that differ from the original. I refuse to give any more of it away, so you will have to tune in for yourself and watch Tyler Garcia Posey work his magic on camera. Luckily, all of the show’s full episodes are online and free to watch. Just click here to begin! Season three is scheduled to air this year on MTV, but there is still no official start date.

About Ces’Ari Garcia Delmuro

Born and raised in southern California to Mexican-American parents, Ces'Ari pronounced Chez-ah-ree, has always had a passion for learning a little bit of everything while maintaining close cultural ties. She graduated the University of California, Irvine with campus wide and political science honors attached to her B.A. in Political Science. The honors titles came from completing a senior thesis on the shared infrastructure between the United States and Mexico. Rather than jumping straight into law school after graduation, she decided to first give back to a community that had similar demographics to her own and thus, joined Teach For America (TFA) and relocated to Arizona during the height of SB 1070 tensions. While in TFA, Ces'Ari earned her M. Ed. in Secondary Education with an emphasis in Science from Arizona State University and completed research on HB 2281, the ethnic studies ban in Arizona. The injustices that the Latino community faces propels Ces'Ari toward furthering her education as a means of gaining a louder voice to speak on behalf of the Latino community. She is currently studying for the LSAT and plans on attending law school in fall 2013. You can find more of Ces'Ari's writing on her personal blog.

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be understood to be shared by Being Latino, Inc.

Comments

  1. I admit it… Guilty Pleasure # 157…. Watching Teen Wolf! lol

  2. no, thank you…

  3. Is an awesome show for mtv that is

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