Originally Posted by RikePirado
They ignored the Emma Frost from Origins, they'll probably do the same thing with Gambit.
Emma was a cameo, basically. Gambit a stronger supporting role, heavily promoted, along with Reynolds, but Gambit is actually one of the most famous X-Men and a big favorite.
And Fox and producers seem to keep Ryan Reynolds involved in the delayed Deadpool. So if they change the history or origin of Origins Deadpool, but with the same actor, they can easily change little things about Gambit, while keeping the same actor too.
Both actors would give continuity to the franchise and both can work with Hugh again, developing their relationships. It all works better for the narrative. It feels more cohesive as a long journey.
An if Fox continues with original cast for more than one movie, and Hug