Aaron Stanford Returns as Pyro in Deadpool & Wolverine Trailer

Aaron Stanford is reprising his role as Pyro in the Deadpool & Wolverine trailer, as revealed during the Super Bowl. Find out more about his return to the MCU.


Aaron Stanford's Return as Pyro in Deadpool & Wolverine

During the Super Bowl on Sunday, it was announced that Aaron Stanford will be returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) in the role of Pyro. Stanford previously portrayed Pyro in the films X2 and X-Men: The Last Stand. The news was revealed in the Deadpool & Wolverine trailer, creating excitement among fans of the franchise.

Stanford expressed his excitement about reprising the role, stating, 'I’m very excited to be revisiting this role, and couldn’t think of a better place for Pyro's resurrection than the Deadpool universe.' Stanford's statement was shared with Deadline, and it has generated anticipation for the upcoming film, Deadpool 3.

Deadpool 3: A Grounded and Realistic Film

While specific details about the plot of Deadpool 3 have been kept under wraps, director Shawn Levy has hinted at the film's tone. In an interview with Deadline, Levy stated that the goal for the movie is to make it feel 'grounded' and 'real', drawing inspiration from films like Midnight Run, 48 Hours, and Planes, Trains and Automobiles. This approach aims to give the film a different feel compared to the previous installations and create a unique viewing experience for the audience.

Marvel filmmaker Matthew Vaughn, known for his work on X-Men: First Class, recently commented on the upcoming film during an appearance on BroBible's Post-Credit podcast. According to Vaughn, he has seen snippets of Deadpool 3 that are 'unbelievable' and believes that it will breathe new life into the Marvel universe. He even went so far as to say, 'I think Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman are about to save the whole Marvel universe.' These comments have raised expectations for the highly anticipated film.

Aaron Stanford's Background and Previous Work

Apart from his role as Pyro, Aaron Stanford has had an impressive acting career. He recently starred in Paramount's Finestkind alongside Ben Foster, Clayne Crawford, Jenna Ortega, and Tommy Lee Jones, directed by Brian Helgeland. Stanford has also been a series regular in popular shows such as Syfy's 12 Monkeys, CW's Nikita, and ABC's Traveler. Additionally, he has had recurring roles in HBO's Perry Mason, AMC's Fear The Walking Dead, and NBC's Third Watch, showcasing his versatility as an actor.

Stanford is known for his work in films such as The Hills Have Eyes, Tadpole, Hollywood Ending, and 25th Hour. His return to the MCU highlights his continued success and contribution to the superhero genre. Currently represented by Global Artists Agency and Luber Roklin, Stanford's involvement in the Deadpool & Wolverine trailer has generated buzz and anticipation among fans.