Jamie Foxx To Join The Cast Of The Amazing Spider-Man
It has just been revealed that Hollywood singer and actor Jamie Foxx is set to join the cast of The Amazing Spider-Man, as he is rumored to have landed the role of supervillian Electro, in the comic book sequel movie.
According to Variety.com, Foxx who has been in talks with film producers, to star in Marc Webb’s upcoming Spider-Man movie as Peter Parker’s arch-nemesis Electro, has signed up for the role of the villain, although this has not been officially confirmed.
Aware of the rumors, Foxx teased Spider-Man fans on Twitter by declaring he had dressed up as Electro for Halloween earlier this week. Foxx’s tweet stated: “Dressed up as Electro for Halloween last night. Costume fits well”, indicating he is on board the new movie.
Amazing Spider-Man director Marc Webb has also made subtle suggestions that Foxx has been cast in his sequel movie, recently praising his acting capabilities, as well as slipping references to him and the character Electro: “I think Jamie Foxx is electrifying! You’ll be hearing more on that shortly I’m sure.”
Filming for the new Amazing Spider-Man film is scheduled to commence next year, ready for a release in May 2014. It is therefore likely that the full cast will be announced in the coming months, with Foxx’s appearance likely to be confirmed.
Article By Victoria Beckett