Well, that opening scene is introducing, really, this sort of refugee group of mutants that Kitty’s the leader of in the future. And so, in the movie, it’s before we even meet our X-Men, it’s before we meet Patrick, Ian, Hugh, and Halle. We sort of cold open in many ways on Kitty, Warpath, Blink, Colossus, Sunspot, Bishop, and we sort of wanted to show what a pack of these refugees living day to day knowing the Sentinels are out there, what their life would be like, and what an attack would look like, and also setting up Kitty’s power, of being able to send consciousness back in time to warn people so that they can move away before the attack comes. That’s the sort of critical engine of the movie, her sending a consciousness back to 1973 to warn that something bad is gonna happen that they’ve got to stop from happening.
I love that of the mutants in that opening segment, that Kitty is the leader of that band of mutants. Kitty, Warpath, Blink, Colossus, Sunspot, Bishop and Iceman, that could make a decent team. It never has happened in the comics, not even in Exiles.
they don’t list Iceman, so I wonder if he has his own group or something like that.
Simon Kinberg is one of the writer / producers of the film.
I read that Ellen Page spent the most time on set, out of the original cast and second to Hugh Jackman (naturally) so I’ve been wondering what else she could have been doing there besides touching the sides of Wolverine’s head.
So she can send people’s consciousness back in time, just like Rachel’s powers in the comics. I imagine it will be something like she can only send their thoughts back maybe twenty minutes or something so when she tries sending Wolverine back to the 70s, it is a huge deal. Though, I wonder how she gets their consciousness back?