Marc Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will feature a host of new faces, and one of the most exciting among them is Jamie Foxx as Spidey’s iconic nemesis Electro.
In an interview with Digital Spy, Foxx was asked if audiences will be able to empathize with the character and he once again brings up a “team up” with Spider-Man.
I think with all the Spider-Man villains there’s a certain empathy to them. The way we crafted Electro was..when he’s Max, you definitely feel for him because he’s been shut out, nobody cares for him..and, it’s his birthday and even him Mom forgets his birthday — so when he does turn into Electro, it’s serious venom. He does want to hurt everybody, and he feels like Spider-Man betrayed him, so he wants to hurt him bad.
You can watch the full interview here.
Jamie Foxx has also confirmed that he is in talks for returning to the Amazing Spider-Man movies as part of The Sinister Six. The group is a collection of Spider-Man’s greatest enemies working together.
In an interview with Total Film, Jamie was asked if he’d like to return to the Spider-Man franchise as part of the Sinister Six and here’s what he had to say:
Yes, they actually talked about it, the Sinister Six. So, fingers crossed, because when you think about it, electricity never dies, it just goes to a different place.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 hits US theaters on May 2, 2014.