Hilarante actuación de McKellen, casi a la altura de la despedida de los otros dos de sus papeles en la película.
Patrick Stewart razona así su abandono de la franquicia-X tras esta peli:
A week ago, Friday night in Berlin, the three of us sat, watching the movie,” he said at a SiriusXM Town Hall, where he appeared alongside Hugh Jackman and director James Mangold.
And I was so moved by it, much more moved than I had been the first time of seeing it. Maybe it was the company of these two guys, but the movie ended and — this is an admission — but at one point [Hugh] reached out, and he took my hand in those last few minutes, and I saw him go [mimes wiping a tear from his eye] like this, and then I realized I had just done the same thing.
Then, the movie ended … and we were going to be taken up on stage, but not until the credits were over.
So, we had some time to sit there and, as I sat there I realized there will never be a better, a more perfect, a more sensitive, emotional, and beautiful way of saying au revoir to Charles Xavier than this movie. So, I told [Hugh] that same evening, ‘I’m done too. It’s all over.’
Ciertamente, el fin de una época. ¡INCREIBLE que hayan pasado ya diecisiete años desde que los vi en la premiere del cine Odeon londinense!