8/25/2018 Aaron Stanford appears as Jim the brewer in AMC's Fear the Walking Dead. Jim first appears in episode 11 of the current season, scheduled to air Sunday, August 26, 9PM EST. Teaser.
5/8/2018 Beginning Friday June 15, the eleven-episode fourth and final season of the TV show 12 Monkeys, in which Aaron Stanford stars as time-traveller James Cole, will air on Syfy over four weeks, with three episodes each Friday, from 8-11 p.m. EST for the first three Fridays, and closing with a two-episode finale from 9-11 p.m. on Friday July 6. See this Entertainment Weekly article for more information, including a fourth-season teaser and pics.
11/21/2017 We've Forgotten More Than We Ever Knew, with Aaron Stanford in a featured role, has been released by The Orchard, a Sony-owned media sales, marketing, and distribution company. The movie is available from Amazon video,Apple's iTunes store, and The Orchard's YouTube channel.
7/29/2017 The 12 Monkeys panel at the 2017 San Diego Comic Con was held July 20. Panelists were Terry Matalas, Aaron Stanford, Amanda Schull, Emily Hampshire, Alisen Down, and Todd Stashwick. This gives an audience-eye view of most of the panel event. Videos of two of the highlights, with better sound quality, are on the Syfy Fangrrls twitter page here and here. For more focussed interviews with Aaron Stanford and other members of the cast, see below.
5/14/2017 ...And now, for something completely silly: It's old news, but in 2016 Aaron Stanford made appearances in two episodes of Comedy Bang! Bang! The first episode has him playing a contestant, named Tom Holtby, in a skit about a TV game show titled You Made Your Bed, Now Lie In It. In the second episode, released a few days before the 2016 presidential election, he's Johnny Appleseed with a cooking pot on his head. He fights alongside other American heroes to save America's greatness.
5/14/2017 It looks like the third season of 12 Monkeys will be available for streaming on Amazon Video beginning May 20. Read more here.
3/22/2017 Season 3 of 12 Monkeys will be broadcast on a semi-binge schedule over three nights in May, beginning with four episodes showing on Friday May 19, beginning at 8 p.m. est, followed by three episodes each on Saturday the 20th and Sunday the 21st. A 12 Monkeys addict asked TV critic Matt Roush what he thought of this release format. Roush's thoughtful reply can be found here. Shooting will begin next month for the 10-episode 4th and final season. You can find the complete Syfy press release posted on The Futon Critic and Three if by Space.
1/20/2017 The psychological thriller Clinical, in which Aaron Stanford has a supporting role, is now streaming on Netflix.
1/20/2017 DVD and Blu-ray of 12 Monkeys season 2 are now available, and can be purchased from Amazon. The DVD can be rented from Netflix.
10/8/2016 Aaron Stanford has just completed the New Mexico shoot for his featured role as Kyle Braddock in the independent film Furthest Witness.IMDB entry
4/20/2016 A lively and active Facebook group follows 12 Monkeys with comment, discussion, and lots of photos at Addicts of the 12 Monkeys. Members include some actors and staff from the show. It's a closed group, so you gotta join to participate and to view content.
Jim Brauer in season 4B (August—September 2018) of AMC's Fear the Walking Dead. Jim is, by his own account, an unrewarded genius of the art of brewing beer. He knows all there is to know about beer, and is obsessed with the wonderfulness of the beverage and with his role in bringing its benefits to what is left of humanity.
Kyle Braddock in Furthest Witness, a crime thriller. Braddock is a reverse "coyote," smuggling people into Mexico as part of an extrajudicial witness protection operation for people in danger because of what they have seen. Post production late 2016. Scheduled for release in 2017, but there has been no formal release as of mid-January 2018.
Miles Richardson, a police officer who becomes romantically involved with a troubled psychiatrist (played by Vinessa Shaw) in the psychological drama/thriller Clinical. Released by Netflix for online streaming or download January 2017. Role Description
Game-show contestant Tom Holtby and American folk hero Johnny Appleseed in two 2016 episodes of the comedy TV series Comedy Bang! Bang!Role Descriptions
The Man in We've Forgotten More Than We Ever Knew. Abandoned in a strange and desolate place, a Man (Aaron Stanford) and a Woman (Louisa Krause) search for a home, and for themselves. On circuit of regional film festivals August 2016—April 2017. Released for online viewing November 2017. Role Description
James Cole, a man running out of time as he races to save humanity from a deadly contagion in the Syfy series 12 Monkeys, which ran for 4 seasons, January 2015—July 2018. Role Description
Aaron Stanford as the ace techie hacker Seymour Birkhoff in the TV series Nikita, on The CW September 2010—December 2013. Role Description
recent publicity, features & interviews
8/30/2018 This review highlights Aaron Stanford's performance in his debut as Jim the brewer in season 4 of AMC's Fear the Walking Dead.
8/9/2017 In these interview videos from last month's SDCC17, Aaron Stanford talks at length about how he came to the role of James Cole and about the character and motivations of Cole, whom he has played for four seasons of 12 Monkeys.When Nerds Attack interview | Whedonopolis interview
8/2/2017 Keeping Up with 12 Monkeys
For basic information, with lots of side features, go to Syfy's 12 Monkeys web pages. The 12 MonkeysTV series Wikipedia page is also a good, and more orderly, source. It includes a link to brief recaps of episodes that have aired so far.
For viewer opinions and questions about 12 Monkeys, look at the discussions on reddit.com. Lots of lively debate, speculation, and links to articles from other sources—something for everyone who wants alternatives to information provided by or filtered through people directly connected to the series. Also, a lively and active Facebook group follows 12 Monkeys with comment, discussion, and lots of photos at Addicts of the 12 Monkeys. Members include some actors and staff from the show. It's a closed group, so you gotta join to participate and to view content.
7/24/2017 In this interview at the 2017 San Diego Comic Con (SDCC), Aaron Stanford talks about his role as James Cole as it develops in the fourth and final season of Syfy's 12 Monkeys. A group interview with Aaron, other members of the cast, and executive producer Terry Matalas broadens perspectives on the series as a whole. The fourth season is scheduled to air sometime in 2018. For now we have this season four teaser/trailer with viewer comments.
4/20/2016 A two-page feature in the April 18—May 1 print issue of TV Guide, begins, "Syfy's 12 Monkeys will drive you bananas, in the best possible way, of course." The article is a nice accompaniment to the debut episode of the show's second season.
1/22/2016 A few stills from We've Forgotten More Than We Ever Knew are posted by costume designer Celeste Montalvo on her site.
12/25/2015 The print edition of TV Guide gifts 12 Monkeys with a cheer for its 2015 season in their annual Cheers & Jeers issue: "CHEERS to Syfy's exhilarating 12 Monkeys for transforming a cult movie into an even trippier series." Merry Christmas!
10/14/2015 The 12 Monkeys panel discussion at the 2015 New York Comic-Con can now be viewed in its entirety on the Syfy site.
10/13/2015 In this 2015 New York Comic-Con interview for The Workprint, Aaron Stanford and Kirk Acevedo talk about changes and revelations in store for their characters during the second season of 12 Monkeys.
7/18/2015 Their upcoming second season was the topic for the 12 Monkeys contingent at this month's San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC): SDCC Panel Highlights. SDCC interviews given by Aaron Stanford on the same topic can be found here and here.