Jamie Foxx becomes Electro in first teaser for The Amazing Spider-Man 2: watch now

“You wanna know how powerful I am?”

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has released a first teaser ahead of its appearance at Comic-Con this weekend, with a glimpse at Jamie Foxx’s transformation into the villainous Electro.

The new snippet shows the man formerly known as Max Dillon strapped up to the machine that bestows his electrical super-powers upon him.

“I can feel it in the walls,” he says. “I feel it in my veins… you wanna know how powerful I am? Well I wanna know too…” Stirring stuff, we think you’ll agree…

Take a look at the new teaser, below…



What immediately strikes us about this is the unnerving delivery Foxx has come up with. While his character design might have a whiff of Mr. Freeze about it, he seems to have balanced that out with a healthy amount of vocal menace…

Directed by Marc Webb and co-starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Paul Giamatti, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will open in the UK on 18 April 2014.

What do you think of the new clip? Tell us, below!

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    • FBDHolloway

      Jul 18th 2013, 10:16

      Woah. He's gone for the deep and menacing voice. Brave choice for a villain these days, and the overwhelming use of CGI is again a brave departure for a superhero movie. Maybe I'm just getting old, but exactly what separates this from every other comic book movie ever made? The first (4th) Spiderman movie was a paint-by-numbers narrative, what suggests this won't be too?

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    • BobTheSkull

      Jul 18th 2013, 10:33

      Is it just me, or does the header pic of Electro have a shade of ol' Palpatine in it? Wonder if they'll nick a shot of force lightning too.... Anyway, I think this Electro might be pretty cool.

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    • chibik

      Jul 18th 2013, 11:35

      @FBDHolloway: I just wanted to point out: that was excellent use of sarcasm.

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    • QuietLife

      Jul 18th 2013, 12:42

      I didn't realise Avatar 2 was due out so soon...

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    • spid2411

      Jul 18th 2013, 14:48

      Looks like it could be good. However, they NEED to start getting the villains right for Spider-man. The Batman stuff was excellent as they nailed all the villains (Scarecrow, Joker, Bane - all excellent) but there has only been one great spider-man movie and that was Spider-man 2. Why? Because the villain was great with Molina's take on Doc Ock. And they need to redo the Green Goblin - f*****g that up the first time was criminal as its like screwing up the Joker.

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    • Ali1748

      Jul 18th 2013, 15:17

      I wonder if Electro still wants to Channing all over the Tatum?

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    • TheEnigma

      Jul 19th 2013, 14:15

      "May the Force be with him"

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