Arden Cho Quits ‘Teen Wolf’ Movie After Being Offered Half Male Actors’ Salary


Arden Cho, who starred as Kira Yukimura in the TV series “Teen Wolf,” will not return in Paramount Plus’ revival film “Teen Wolf,” although Yukimura is one of the film’s pivotal characters. Cho reportedly turned down the offer after being offered half the salary of his female counterparts.

Paramount Plus made fans of the 2011 MTV series “Teen Wolf” happy by announcing a revival film that brought back many of the original cast members, including Tyler Posey as Scott McCall. Crystal Reed (Allison Argent), Holland Roden (Lydia Martin), Colton Haynes (Jackson Whittemore) and Shelley Hennig (Malia Tate) are also set to return, with the announcement made at the ViacomCBS Investors event on Tuesday, February 15.


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The “Teen Wolf” revival film will return with many original actors. (TVM)

However, three of the full series regulars will not be returning, Arden Cho, Dylan O’Brien (Stiles Stilinski) and Tyler Hoechlin (Derek Hale). The Deadline reported that Cho turned down the offer after being offered half of what Reed, Roden and Hennig were offered.

Arden Cho attends the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards Party 2020 from InStyle and Warner Bros. at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 05, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for InStyle)

Cho is the only actress of color among the series’ four female regulars who make up the show’s main group of friends. Cho joined as a recurring cast member in the back half of the third season of “Teen Wolf” in 2014. She was promoted to a series regular for seasons 4 and 5, although she did not return. for the show’s sixth and final season. As of now, Cho has not publicly responded to the news on social media.

After her stint on the “Teen Wolf” series ended, Cho appeared on such shows as “Tween Fest,” “Freakish,” “Miss 2059,” and “Chicago MD.” She also starred in the new Netflix series “Partner Track” alongside Nolan Gerald Funk and Dominic Sherwood.

Selection Committee Member Arden Cho attends the 2021 Miss Universe Pageant at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on May 16, 2021 in Hollywood, Florida.
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Meanwhile, Paramount also brought back series creator Jeff Davis for the revival film. “The wolves howl again, calling for the return of the banshees, were coyotes, hellhounds, kitsunes, and every other shapeshifter in the night,” reads the description.

“But only a werewolf like Scott McCall (Posey), no longer a teenager but still an alpha, can muster both new allies and trusted friends to fight against what might be the enemy. the most powerful and lethal they have ever faced.” the description continues.

Along with the previously mentioned cast members, many other original “Teen Wolf” stars will reprise their roles. Also returning are Orny Adams as Coach Bobby Finstock, Linden Ashby as Sheriff Noah Stilinski, JR Bourne as Chris Argent, Seth Gilliam as Dr. Alan Deaton, Ryan Kelley as Deputy Jordan Parrish, Melissa Ponzio as Melissa McCall and Dylan Sprayberry as Liam Dunbar, with , “Additional cast names to be announced.”

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