Jamie Foxx talks Amazing Spider-Man 2

Exclusive: “This is the real thing…”

In issue 208 of Total Film magazine, we catch up with Jamie Foxx to chat about presidential actioner, White House Down.

Foxx plays the President of the United States in Roland Emmerich’s second filmic assault on Washington’s most famous building.

You can read the full feature inside the issue (pick it up for just £1.99 on your iPad), but in the meantime, here’s what Foxx had to say when we grilled him on his role as The Amazing Spider-Man 2’s big bad, Electro.

“It’s been fantastic. [Director] Marc Webb has been fantastic to work with. What I’ve learned on the set… that suit, that Spider-Man suit… the first thing I had to shoot it was like… not tears, but this is the real thing. It was mindblowing.

“My little daughter - maybe two years ago, she was a huge Spider-Man fan. She had a Spider-Man birthday party, and she got the chance to come on the set and her mind is blown. She says, ‘Wow, there’s so many Spider-Men!’ There was a stunt Spider-Man and everything…”

For much more from Foxx, Emmerich and Channing Tatum, pick up Total Film magazine issue 208, which is out now!

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