Sarah Michelle Gellar said she was drawn to Buffy the Vampire Slayer because of its focus on mental health. She told THR:
“I’ve always said that one of my favorite things about ‘Buffy’ was the use of the monsters as metaphors for the horrors of high school and adolescence. By the way, I said to my daughter the other day, ‘Seventh grade sucks, it just really does.’ I said, “I’ll tell you right now, I’ve been alive a long time and I’ve had a lot of bad things in my life. I’ve lost a lot of people. I still think the worst year of my life.” life is probably seventh grade.’ So that says something, doesn’t it?”
So, The is intense and very true for a whole lot of us. Gellar continued, “Rather than using the Monsters for teens, we used the Monsters for the modern pains we have, which is the fear of living and how stressful life has really become for everyone, at any age.” She led took the example of the isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic and compared the idea of a pack to the “pods” many of us tried to stay in for safety and camaraderie. She said:
“And then you add the commentary he’s making about the planet and you realize there’s a bigger picture. What I’ve really learned over the past few years is that in a really weird way, supernatural stories allow you to tell the most superhuman stories.”
All eight episodes of the first season of Wolf Pack are currently streaming on Paramount+.
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