Jamie Foxx Speaks On The Appearance Of His Character In ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′

Jamie Foxx Speaks On The Appearance Of His Character In ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′
Film
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

When it was first announced that Jamie Foxx would be taking the role of Electro in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, most people were more than satisfied. After four movies spent dealing with Goblins, Lizards, and an Octopus, Spider-man was in desperate need of a change from his normal roster of villains.

The only thing that raised some concern was how Electro would look. In the original comics, Electro would always wear a pair of gaudy green and yellow tights, an appearance that doesn’t match the modernized villains and heroes we see on the big screen today.

However, in a recent interview,  Foxx talked about how the look of his character is getting a much needed facelift:

“It won’t be green and yellow. It will be a different color. They (the producers) want something for the future. They want to have it more grounded and not as comic bookie, so it won’t be green and yellow.

They want to try new things, like a liquid rubber and things like that, and there are all these bolts and stuff in my arms when they are hanging me upside down and trying to figure out what happen.

How did he become this way? So, it will be some new stuff.”

It sounds as though director Marc Webb is going for a more realistic and modern suit for Electro!

My only question is,  will Webb keep rocking that swag-less lighting bolt mask? We hope not!

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is set to hit theaters on May 2, 2014 as a part of another all-star lineup of Marvel movies that year!

Ashton Tyler | Elite.

Photo Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

 

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Andrew Alvez

Andrew is a sports authority. One of the most knowledgeable sports journalists in the industry. Andrew boasts his two degrees in Communication and English to credit his writing ability. As a co-editor and writer Andrew tries his best to better the Sports page every time he graces the illustrious pages of Elite Daily.

More In Film

Film Adam Pliskin

J.K. Rowling Will Release A New ‘Harry Potter’ Story On Halloween

Halloween is a week away, and J.K. Rowling is gearing up for the occasion by saying she will release a new short story set in the “Harry Potter” universe on October 31. The story will follow former Hogwarts headmistress Dolores Umbridge, the uppity woman who tormented Harry during his fifth year at Hogwarts. The yarn will […]

Film Adam Pliskin

You’ll Actually Pay Attention To This ‘Hobbit’-Themed Air Safety Video

Air New Zealand sure knows how to make an airline safety video worth watching. The Kiwi airline used a “Hobbit”-themed video to promote safety aboard its planes. The video takes us through Middle-earth, where we encounter orcs, wizards and “hobbitses.” There are also a couple of celebrity cameos in this thing — specifically Elijah Wood […]

Film Adam Pliskin

The Epic Trailer For The ‘Avengers’ Sequel Has Finally Arrived

Pay attention, everyone! The first teaser trailer for “Avengers: Age of Ultron” just dropped, and it is a doozy. The trailer for the sequel to the third highest-grossing film of all-time showcases all of your favorite superheroes. There’s Iron Man, The Hulk, Thor and even Black Widow. The spot also gives us a pretty solid […]

Film Jandra Sutton

5 Flaws With DC Comics’ Plan To Rival Marvel’s Cinematic Success

Warner Bros. and DC Comics are teaming up to bring 10 DC flicks to the big screen with the hopes of challenging Marvel’s massive success in film. With Marvel’s grip on the comic book movie world tightening yearly (particularly after the massive success of “The Avengers” and “Guardians of the Galaxy”), DC plans to release 10 […]

Also On Elite

Politics

Happy Birthday, Eleanor! 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Eleanor Roosevelt

If you didn’t pay much attention to high school history, there’s a good chance Eleanor Roosevelt does not register as much more than a familiar name to you. If so, that’s okay; I will serve up your SparkNotes cheat sheet. Since today would mark the 130th birthday of one of the world’s most magnificent human rights activists, […]

Life

Stay Committed: Why It’s Time To Stop Ditching Your Friends

I got the Facebook invitation a few days before the event: “Come celebrate my engagement!” I didn’t think twice before clicking the “Accept” button and boom! Just like that, I had made Friday plans. It was that easy. But now, it’s 8:30 pm on the big night, and I’m cuddling with a vat of popcorn […]

LOL Lists

15 Perfect Responses To Texts From Thirsty Exes (Photos)

People have always had rocky relationships, but it’s taken a while to reach a point where we can document the lowest moments of our private lives to share them online with strangers for some reason I haven’t entirely figured out. Texts From Your Ex is a recently launched Instagram account devoted to posting screenshots of […]

Entertainment

There’s Video Of 18-Year-Old Channing Tatum Working As A Stripper

It’s pretty crazy to think Channing Tatum used to be a stripper. The guy is a major movie star and may very well be nominated for an Oscar this year for his role in Bennett Miller’s “Foxcatcher.” But, everyone has to start somewhere. Tatum started out as an 18-year-old exotic dancer in Male Encounter, a […]

World

Scientists Are Developing A Cancer-Spotting Smartphone Camera Based On Shrimp Eyes

Researchers at the University of Queensland are developing a camera that can spot cancer tissue without any invasive treatments. The camera was inspired by the eyes of the mantis shrimp, which is able to see polarized light that reflects differently off cancerous cells than healthy tissue, according to RT. The aquatic creature has some of […]