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Producer and writer Simon Kinberg Said last year that about 10 minutes were cut out of the newest X-Men film, and that this subplot heavily featured Rogue (Anna Paquin), Professor X (Patrick Stewart), and Magneto (Ian McKellen). We now know thanks to a twitter update from Director Bryan Singer, that the cut will actually be more 17 minutes long.

When X-Men: Days of Future Past was released on Blu-ray, Kinberg confirmed that the “Rogue Cut” was on the way because there wasn’t enough time to do it with the release of the theatrical cut.

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At WonderCon last year, Kingberg provided some details on what the deleted scene would be:

“The biggest chunk we took out of the film from first cut to final cut was the Rogue plot. And that was the sub-plot that has now been well-publicized, but that I created, not actually to bring Rogue into the movie, though that was a wonderful consequence, but more that I wanted to have, and this was in the early script phase, I wanted a mission for old Charles and old Erik, for Magneto and Xavier to go off on a mission together.”

Kinberg then explained why it didn’t make the final cut:

“Just to see what that would look like. I mean, truly, seriously, it was like, ‘What would it be like to have Patrick and Ian on a road trip together?’ And that was kind of, you know, it got condensed as I wrote it and then when we shot it, but it was just a sub-plot. It was a perfectly good sub-plot and people will see it one day, and Anna was great in it and it was well-directed; it just didn’t serve the overall story. And it didn’t, it never did, it was created outside the core story. As a result, when you watched the movie, you were like, ‘Why are we on this detour, on a movie that already has two time periods, two types of Sentinels, 10-12 main characters, just as a lark?’ And so it ended up getting cut.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source:Collider.com