It’s easy to see that MTV’s dark-looking Teen Wolf is no remake of the fun, ’80s cult classic with Michael J. Fox. But after seeing this behind the scenes clip, featuring an interview with Tyler Hoechlin — who plays the werewolf who turns awkward teen Scott McCall’s life upside down — am I alone in thinking this looks more like MTV’s answer to The Vampire Diaries? (That’s a compliment.)

Time will tell — and so will you, soon enough. The show’s two-night premiere airs June 5 — after the 2011 MTV Movie Awards — and Monday, June 6. The series then shifts to Mondays at 10 p.m.

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