Originally Posted by kevin
He could have refused the X-Men gig if he wanted to - so something attracted him.
I doubt it was the paycheck - Star Trek would be his cash cow if the $12 million Nemesis salary is to be believed. X-Men would be unlikely to pay him that much if it was only money he wanted.
was anything in Nemisis worth 12 million.
plus the X-Men sequels were non-events so I think everyone was only after the money.