Originally Posted by psylockolussus
You could say the same thing to Storm and Rogue. FOX brought back the whole gang except for Rebecca/Kelsey (though their younger version are in the movie) and James/Famke/Aaron (their characters died in X3). And what's your reason for them not to bring back Banshee?
I think you answered your own question their, Hoult and Lawrence are bigger names now than Rebecca and Kelsey, plus in the future SOME X-Men have to be dead to show the threat of the sentinels, it wouldnt surprise me if we see a few of the OT cast die on screen in a battle with them either.
Rebecca also has a new series on the go doesnt she? Maybe the filming conflicted with that, not to mention she got to cameo in FC. And she was never a big fan of the make-up process either, maybe she didnt want to return, same with Kelsey who isnt getting any younger, if you remember Alan Cumming didnt want to come back as NC because of the make-up process, which is still a damn shame as his NC was perfect.
As far as Banshee, I am a little disappointed he isnt returning, as I liked the character in FC and the actor playing him. But there could be a number reasons not to bring him back, budget is one, maybe they couldnt afford another cast member? Maybe Caleb had a scheduling conflict, maybe he didnt want to come back, it could be anything, and we will probably never know.