Originally Posted by Alexei Belyakov
It means a post-X3 setting and absolute deviation from the film Aronofsky was going to make.
Aronofsky may have delivered something amazing but we'll never really know, not even from the script (which is just stage one of the process).
I think trying to create a larger canvas, a more coherent timeline (as Marvel Studios has done well, regardless of its films' other shortcomings) has to be a good thing. This franchise needs mapping out!