X-MEN Star Ray Park Responds To Rumors He'll Return As Toad In DEADPOOL & WOLVERINE

X-MEN Star Ray Park Responds To Rumors He'll Return As Toad In DEADPOOL & WOLVERINE X-MEN Star Ray Park Responds To Rumors He'll Return As Toad In DEADPOOL & WOLVERINE

We've known for a while now that Toad will make an appearance in Deadpool & Wolverine, but is X-Men star Ray Park set to reprise the role? Here's what the actor told a fan on Instagram earlier today...

By JoshWilding - Apr 24, 2024 04:04 PM EST
Filed Under: Deadpool & Wolverine

Deadpool & Wolverine set photos have confirmed Toad will be a member of Cassandra Nova's Void army. However, we still don't know who will bring this Variant of the X-Men villain to life in the upcoming threequel.

Originally played by Darth Maul actor Ray Park, Toad was introduced in the 2000 movie as a member of Magneto's Brotherhood. During the final battle, we saw just how formidable the mutant was when he squared off with Cyclops, Jean Grey, and Storm, and actually gained the upper hand.

However, Storm later electrocuted him with a lightning bolt and reeled off the now iconic, "Do you know what happens to a road when it's struck by lightning? The same thing that happens to everything else..." We never did find out whether Toad survived his fall from the Statue of Liberty. 

The villain later returned in X-Men: Days of Future Past, with scenes set during the 1980s revealing he fought in Vietnam before returning home where he was inspired by Magneto's speech. In the 2014 movie, he was played by Evan Jonigkeit.

Now, Park has responded to the speculation surrounding his involvement and...well, we're not sure whether the prolific stunt performer and actor is confirming his role in Deadpool & Wolverine or outright dismissing the possibility! 

Based on what we've seen, it appears lookalikes are being used for many of these cameos. That will feel like a cop-out to some, but X-Men was released over two decades ago and neither Toad nor Sabretooth had any real speaking lines. With that in mind, there's really no need to enlist Park or Tyler Mane, though we suppose it's possible they'll appear.

See if you can decipher Park's response by checking out the screenshot below.

Ray Park confirms Toad's return in Deadpool&Wolverine
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Shawn Levy directs Deadpool & Wolverine, which stars Ryan Reynolds, Hugh Jackman, Emma Corrin, Morena Baccarin, Rob Delaney, Leslie Uggams, Karan Soni, and Matthew Macfadyen. The movie is written by Ryan Reynolds & Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick & Zeb Wells & Shawn Levy.

The trades have confirmed that Jennifer Garner will reprise her role as Elektra, with Wesley Snipes, James Marsden, Famke Janssen, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Dafne Keen, Channing Tatum, Blake Lively and, as we mentioned above, even singer Taylor Swift among those rumoured to make an appearance. 

Kevin Feige, Reynolds, Levy and Lauren Shuler Donner produce with Louis D’Esposito, Wendy Jacobson, Mary McLaglen, Josh McLaglen, Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, George Dewey, Simon Kinberg and Jonathon Komack Martin serving as executive producers.

Deadpool & Wolverine arrives in theaters on July 26.

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FireandBlood - 4/24/2024, 4:09 PM
Between 97 and Deadpool/Wolverine, it’s an X-Men takeover and I’m here for it
SonOfAGif - 4/24/2024, 8:12 PM
@FireandBlood - It all started with Scarlet Witch in Wandavision and we didn't even notice. 😢
DocSpock - 4/24/2024, 4:09 PM

He is a very good actor who has appeared in many TV shows/movies over the last 30 years or so.

He plays his role well in almost everything he does.

Izaizaiza - 4/24/2024, 4:11 PM
I got to say, the line "Do you know what happens to a road when it's struck by lightning? The same thing that happens to everything else..."is actually worse than the line “He was in the Amazon with my mom when she was researching spiders right before she died”

There. I said it. 😌
Vigor - 4/24/2024, 4:13 PM
@Izaizaiza - agree. I always hated that line lol
UncleHarm1 - 4/24/2024, 4:22 PM
@Vigor - I read somewhere it was originally supposed to be a callback, Toad (or Road I guess) had some lines in the original script and Storm was referencing what he said that got cut.
Izaizaiza - 4/25/2024, 8:28 AM
@UncleHarm1 - That actually makes a lot of sense. The scene seemed so random and cringy, but with that context it would make sense
UncleHarm1 - 4/25/2024, 10:58 AM
@Izaizaiza - Still cringy, but less random at least lol
Vigor - 4/24/2024, 4:12 PM
They're variants. They can be lookalikes
TheVisionary25 - 4/24/2024, 4:25 PM
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Or look different…

All it needs to be is recognizable enough to be Toad which it is.
DocSpock - 4/24/2024, 4:13 PM

But the important thing is will they turn him into a gender dysmorphic toad? Boy and girl toads at the lily pond disco really wanna know.

Izaizaiza - 4/24/2024, 4:16 PM
@DocSpock - serious question: have they turned any character trans?
Elle79 - 4/24/2024, 5:58 PM
@DocSpock - Hopefully they will avoid giving any mutants that particular mental delusion/illness
DocSpock - 4/24/2024, 6:51 PM
@Elle79 -

Hopefully, but... Hollyweird California...

ObserverIO - 4/25/2024, 4:49 AM
@Izaizaiza - Jane Foster.
TheVisionary25 - 4/24/2024, 4:18 PM
Seems to me he might be denying it but we’ll see , wouldn’t be the first time an actor has lied in regards to a role.

Anyway , I could see Deadpool making fun of this now infamous line from X Men…

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Anyway , hope he’s in it but could see it being a blink & miss it appearance aswell with Lady Deathstrike and Azazel possibly being Nova’s main henchmen.
TheVisionary25 - 4/24/2024, 4:20 PM
Also , dudes a legend…

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TheShape9859 - 4/24/2024, 4:24 PM
What happens to a road?
Do you ever proofread your shit?
Malatrova15 - 4/24/2024, 4:48 PM
@TheShape9859 - be civil pal
CyberBishop - 4/24/2024, 5:17 PM
@Malatrova15 - Nope he is right, you can piss off with this civil crap you troll.
CyberBishop - 4/24/2024, 5:21 PM
And just in case you took offense to the troll comment good, you only joined 4/3/2024 and all you do is defend the hack. Take your s&it someplace else. Oh and I have been around since 2010.
Malatrova15 - 4/24/2024, 5:58 PM
@CyberBishop - for your information ,ive been here before the big awooga.
Josh will be protected and no insult will ve tolerated thats the las of it.
2010 is not even a real year bro
CyberBishop - 4/25/2024, 5:21 PM
@Malatrova15 - Fu@k off and die troll.
Malatrova15 - 4/25/2024, 5:23 PM
@CyberBishop - call me troll once again and i swear i will jump of the roof
CyberBishop - 4/26/2024, 3:27 PM
@Malatrova15 - Troll. someone needs to send photos of you when you go splat.
Malatrova15 - 4/26/2024, 3:48 PM
@CyberBishop - there must be a way
TheShape9859 - 5/2/2024, 3:14 AM
@Malatrova15 - no, I don't think I will
TheShape9859 - 5/2/2024, 3:15 AM
@CyberBishop - I've been around for many years...this is like my 3rd profile after having been banned
Malatrova15 - 5/2/2024, 7:15 AM
@TheShape9859 - ol
CyberBishop - 5/2/2024, 2:57 PM
@TheShape9859 - wasn't talking to you
JonC - 4/24/2024, 4:25 PM
Why would Storm say "road" when his name is "Toad"? Are you sure that's the correct quote?
PartyKiller - 4/24/2024, 4:29 PM
"Do you know what happens to Ray Park when the idiot cancels himself with revenge porn? The same thing that happens to everyone else who gets cancelled..."
Malatrova15 - 4/25/2024, 5:24 PM
@PartyKiller - he gets to direct the whole DC movie universe?
Mrtoke - 4/24/2024, 4:30 PM
he was Darth Maul? now I need to see cross between the two
ObserverIO - 4/25/2024, 4:52 AM
@Mrtoke - He does a little Darth Maul twirl in X-Men. Singer asked him to do it as a nod to his Star Wars character.
Spike101 - 4/24/2024, 4:30 PM
It’ll soon be easier to list who isn’t expected to appear in this movie….
StSteven - 4/24/2024, 4:43 PM
@Spike101 - I recently learned that I'm set to cameo in this movie for my blink-and-you'll-miss-it role as "Guy Who Attends Early Morning Zoom Calls Wearing A Spider-Man Onesy". Apparently I'm playing a variant of Thor's former roommate Daryl. Huh, who would have guessed. Alrighty then. LFG!
Spike101 - 4/25/2024, 2:14 AM
@StSteven - Nice 😊
AnthonyVonGeek - 4/24/2024, 4:33 PM
"Do you know what happens to a road when it's struck by lightning? The same thing that happens to everything else..."
Proofreading is hard for some
Malatrova15 - 4/24/2024, 4:49 PM
@AnthonyVonGeek - be vici
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