‘Spider-Man 3’ is bringing back Jamie Foxx as Electro. That’s, uh, a choice! Here’s hoping for a Spider-Verse!
Amazing Spider-Man 2 or whatever was one of the worst superhero movies ever. That said, I’m not sure I can hang that on Jamie Foxx. So while it’s odd that dude is returning to the role of Electro for the third Spider-Man flick in the MCU, I don’t think it’s necessarily a bad thing. In fact, I hope this portends some sort of Spider-Verse emerging in the MCU. Ain’t holding my breath, but I can hope!
Jamie Foxx? The Spawn movie? Yeah, I don’t know. It’s such an odd combination that I don’t feel comfortable prognosticating! For once, I know. Mark time. Mark date.
Crap! I haven’t really been paying attention to Edgar Wright and the development of his next flick, Baby Driver. So while today’s news is that Jamie Foxx has joined the production, it’s also alerted me to what is a pretty dope cast. And interesting premise!
First half of this trailer: Oh man being Spider-Man is fucking glorious, I’m funny and my nuts are huge from radioactivity, things are fun. Second half of this trailer: LOL nvm mind that here’s a tonally inconsistent trailer being Spider-Man actually sucks, post script: everyone I love dies because I wear a leotard.
You know what always, always, always sounds dorky to me? Rhyming comic book dialogue. I’m totally (not) glad that we have Electro rhyming about how powerful he is or some shit in this teaser. Blegh. If I’m being honest though, I still expect to be entertained by this flick. I enjoyed the first Webb/Garfield/Stone-powered film, and I imagine this one can’t be any worse (famous last words?).
I should preface my unfair judgment of Jamie Foxx as Electro with that preface alone. Also, I should probably clarify that I don’t particularly give a fuck about Electro. Like, at all. One time he was fresh out of prison signing autographs outside of my local 7-Eleven and I didn’t even give a fuck. He went to talk to me, perhaps even a jovial “hello.” I wouldn’t know, I didn’t listen. Just raised my hand, hitting him with an “eh, eh.” He seemed pissed. Whatever. Fuck him.
But uh, hit the jump to check him out.
If your first grainy taste of Jamie Foxx as Electro wasn’t good enough, take this blast deep into your dome. It’s Sir Foxx as Max Dillon, the dorky malcontent that naturally goes on to throw down with Peter Parker.
Hey! Friends! Would you like a picture of Electro from the set of Amazing Spider-Man 2? If so, hit the jump. Don’t forget to be way-super judgmental about the completely out of context picture.
I keep forgetting that Django is going to be starring as the villain in Amazing Spider-Man 2. Mr. Foxx himself recently sat down and elaborated all about the Electro guy he is going to be playing, taking us fanboys and fangirls into the motivations behind the, you know, pretty lame supervillain.