The Werewolf Trend: Oh Yes, It's Happening

With the cinematic vampire trend reaching its apex, something's gotta come next. We've already done zombies. SNL put in a solid bid for Frankenstein, and Paranormal Activity may yield some ghosts. But like it or not, the next big supernatural film trend is already here -- and it's also tied into Twilight. That's right: werewolves. Here are a few upcoming features that will star those furry beasts:

The Wolfman
This high-budget Victorian goth-fest features a lupine Benicio del Toro, along with Emily Blunt, Hugo Weaving and Anthony Hopkins. Coming to theaters in February.

The Howling: Reborn
A remake of the cheeky 1981 horror movie about a TV news anchor who retreats to the woods to recover from trauma -- only to be stalked by werewolves. Coming to theaters next Halloween.

An American Werewolf in London: 3D
The classic John Landis film, which raised the bar for horror special effects, will be remade -- with an extra dimension! -- by Miramax.

Teen Wolf
Technically, this is a TV show, but since it's based on the 1985 Michael J. Fox film, we'll count it here. MTV has ordered a pilot for a "dramatic thriller with two best friends in the center who provide a great comedy element." And one of them, presumably, has a lot of body hair.

Watch Jacob transform into a wolf in New Moon.

Do you think werewolves will become more popular than vampires? Chime in below!

Like this? Want more?
preview
Connect with Us
Follow Our Pins

Yummy recipes, DIY projects, home decor, fashion and more curated by iVillage staffers.

Follow Our Tweets

The very dirty truth about fashion internships... DUN DUN @srslytheshow http://t.co/wfewf

On Instagram

Behind-the-scenes pics from iVillage.

Best of the Web