Originally Posted by Gianakin_
Supposedly, Logan would a realtively smaller part in X3 and Scott would build the Danger Room, obsessed with perfecting the team after Alkali lake. And he'd rise to be the leader of the X-Men.
Originally Posted by BMM
Nothing was ever confirmed, at least not back then.
Haha. Well, it wouldn't be harder for Cyclops to have a bigger role in Singer's film than in The Last Stand. That said, I don't think Emma Frost would have had anything to do with it, as she would have been older, and possibly a former love interest of Xavier's.
It has since been revealed, however, in interviews with X2 writer Mike Dougherty, that some of the ideas being tossed around for Cyclops in Singer's version of X-Men 3 are that a guilt-ridden Cyclops would have been responsible for building the Danger Room, pushing the X-Men to train harder, as if maybe the X-Men had been more prepared Jean wouldn't have died. That tidbit alone sounds like a better follow up than "Scott's a changed man..." *poof* and that he would have had a better role in Singer's X-Men 3.
Wow, all of that definitely sounds better than what we eventually got in X3.
Does anyone know though if Scott being killed off and having reduced time in the third film had more to do with James being tied up with SR, thus scheduling conflicts, or if it was something that Fox wanted to from the start due to them thinking that Cyclops was expendable.
I mean, if James didn't star in SR, would he have had a larger role in X3 and not be killed off?