Originally Posted by lordofthenerds
Honestly, I can't really blame X3 for giving minor roles to throwaway characters from the comic. With the exception of Psylocke, did anyone actually care that they 'wasted' those characters on screen? Better to waste Quill than Gambit.
I don't think anyone is mad that they wasted those characters (again, with the exception of Psylocke), but more that they were all useless, poorly acted, and didn't need to be in the movie at all.