"There was also a significant moment that sadly I had to cut. When they’re moving through the mall and Nightcrawler remarks about the other people that 'they don’t fear us.' And he thinks the mall is this paradise, and that was my homage to Moscow on the Hudson, when Robin Williams came over to America during the height of the Cold War and saw a Bloomingdales and thought it was a temple. But no, it was just an ‘80s mall!"
One of the major consequences of cutting this scene was that it sidelined the character of Jubilee — someone whose role was already marginalized enough, given how