Creator Jeff Davis said: "Tyler Hoechlin decided he wanted more time to pursue movies (...). We talked and creatively agreed that maybe this was a good season to refocus on the teens of Teen Wolf, and while he won’t be a series regular anymore, I can say that you probably won’t have seen the last of Derek Hale. We love him and miss him."
And just as the show has done with Jackson (Colton Haynes) and Isaac (Daniel Sharman), they’ll be leaving the door open for a return when schedules align.
Hoechlin recently finished a film titled That’s What I’m Talking About, directed and written by Boyhood‘s Richard Linklater. The film centers around the lives of baseball players both on and off the field, and it has been getting a lot of positive buzz lately.
Plus, Ashton Moio (Twisted) has joined Teen Wolf season 5...