Originally Posted by AVEITWITHJAMON
Alan Cumming WAS offered a role as NC in X3 but didnt want to come back as he hated the make-up process. This was well documented at the time and even stated by Simon Kinberg when he was answering fan questions on another forum I was part of, cant remember the name of the web-site but plenty on here were on it as well.
They wrote him out of the movie once they knew he wasnt returning as the role wasnt very big and they didnt want to re-cast. Also, they stated there would have been too many blue people in the movie.
With the responses from Marvel Robbins and Angamb, I really think you're wrong with that.