LOS ANGLS: Paquin will not appear in X-Men: Days Of Future Past, director Bryan Singer has revealed.

The Oscar-winning actress had shot a “rescue” scene alongside Magneto (Sir Ian McKellen), Professor X (Sir Patrick Stewart) and Iceman (Shawn Ashmore), but the sequence has been cut from the final edit because it was “extraneous”. Bryan told Entertainment Weekly: “It’s a really good sequence and it will probably end up on the DVD so people can see it. But like many things in the editing process, it was an embarrassment of riches and it was just one of the things that had to go.–BE