Jamie Foxx in Talks to Play 'Electro' in Sequel to THE AMAZING SPIDERMAN


As Variety reported earlier this afternoon, Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx is in early talks to portray the villian 'Electro,' in the upcoming sequel to this year's THE AMAZING SPIDERMAN.

Electro is one of the most infamous villains in the Spiderman universe, a man capable of controlling and projecting electricity after being struck by lightning.

Foxx commented on the report today via his Twitter, saying: "Dressed up as Electro for Halloween last night. Costume fits well."

As earlier reported by BroadwayWorld, both Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone are set to reprise their roles of Peter Parker and Gwen Stacey in the sequel, with Marc Webb returning as director. Shailene Woodley is in talks to play series favorite Mary Jane Watson.

Production on The Amazing Spider-Man 2 begins next year in order to mee the film's May 2nd, 2014 release date.

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