Originally Posted by huzzah
Is the character Emma Frost returning? Leaving it a bit late for recasting. I don't think the character is returning (amongst others) and yet she (and others) joined Magneto at the end of First Class. That tells me they had an idea about a sequel to First Class and then jumped ship at the last minute.
I honestly believe that had Emma/January been well received, she'd be in this film. Ditto the rest of the FC supporting cast.
They cherry picked the four successful new cast members, and ran with them.