Remington's World > Jamie Foxx In Talks To Play “Electro” Role In Amazing Spider-Man 2
According to Variety, Foxx would play Electro.As the trade reminds us, “In The Amazing Spider-Man’s post-credit sequence, set inside Dr. Curt Connors’ cell at an asylum, the Lizard is approached by a mysterious, shadowy figure (Michael Massee) who asks if Peter Parker knows the truth about his father. Lightning features prominently in the scene prompting auds to believe that Electro would be featured in the sequel.”
Foxx hinted at the role with his tweet today: “Dressed up as Electro for Halloween last night. Costume fits well.”
Electro, aka Max Dillon, was a criminal who gained the power to control electricity. He’s one of Spidey’s oldest foes, debuting back in 1964 in The Amazing Spider-Man #9. The Ultimate version of Electro was retooled to be the result of bioengineering, which is in keeping with the Spidey movie reboot’s emphasis on science.