Originally Posted by psylockolussus
Because if there's a 1st X-Men movie, people would be looking for a couple of characters. Not an origin story just for 1 X-Men character. Whether its the cartoons, videogames or a film series, they would always start it with the X-Men already assembled. Then the flashbacks/origin stories come in later.
X-Men already assembled = more appealing to the mainstream viewers
Origin story for 1 single character = not so much especially if its not Wolverine
well that's obviously why they did wat they did. this thread was made to create the wat if, of if they did wat I suggested in the op.
it's the equivalent of disney deciding to do avengers in 2008 instead of starting with iron man.