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Old 11-02-2012, 03:09 PM  
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Spider Man 2

Jamie Foxx reportedly up for the villain in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′

Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man will face off against a "shocking" new adversary in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2." According to Variety, Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx is in early talks to play the villain Electro in Sony's superhero sequel to this summer's reboot of the Marvel Comics' franchise.

While the studio hasn't officially commented on casting, Foxx all but confirmed the role Thursday with a post-Halloween tweet:
Dressed up as Electro for Halloween last night. Costume fits well.
— Jamie Foxx (@iamjamiefoxx) November 1, 2012

The classic Spidey villain Electro, aka Maxwell "Max" Dillon, gained the ability to control electricity after being struck by lightning. Created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, he first appeared in "The Amazing Spider-Man #9" in February 1964. Foxx would be a departure from the comic-book character, who has traditionally been depicted as being Caucasian.

There was a hint that Electro would be the villain of the next movie at the end of "The Amazing Spider-Man." In a short scene during the credits, Dr. Curt Conners, aka the Lizard (played by Rhys Ifans), was visited in his jail cell by a mysterious figure obscured in the shadows. The man (played by actor Micheal Masse) asked Connors if he told Peter Parker the truth about his father, and when Connors says no, he disappears with a flash of lightning. This lead some people to assume that figure was supposed to be Electro, but others believe it to be Norman Osborn, who was mentioned throughout the film (and later becomes the villain, Green Goblin).

This would be the first time Electro would appear in a movie, but back in 1991, director James Cameron developed his own "Spider-Man" project that would have featured the character as one of the villains. Cameron's version got caught up in a web of legal issues surrounding the rights, and he eventually left the project, going on to direct "True Lies" and "Titanic." "Spider-Man" wouldn't hit the big screen until the next decade.

Stars Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone are set to reprise their roles as Peter Parker and Gwen Stacy, respectively, with Shailene Woodley ("The Descendants") reportedly in talks to join the cast as a young Mary Jane Watson. "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" is scheduled to swing into theaters on May 2, 2014. Jamie Foxx will next be seen playing the title role in Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained," opening this Christmas.

UPDATE: In an interview with Collider.com, director Marc Webb confirmed that the villain of the sequel will be Electro. He said, "I think Electro is an incredibly visual, exciting, dangerous villain. So, there's a lot of appealing stuff that's going to happen."

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Old 05-07-2014, 10:19 PM   #301
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Oh, and another thing they cut out was MJ. Shaliene Woodley played her and filmed a few scenes.
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Old 05-08-2014, 01:22 PM   #302
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I haven't seen 2 yet, but in the first Amazing Spider-Man they weren't very true to his character in the comics. Spider-Man is not the guy to show off in the high school gym or taunt the police, for example.
He's not parker from the comics. Parker is a studious nerd. Not quite as socially awkward as he was in Raimi's spider-man, but not 'outgoing' either.

In the Amazing Spider-man, Peter has been dumbed down to a 'slacker genius' archetype... which undermines the amount of work it takes to be a genius. I mean he's almost the complete opposite of the comic/Raimi version of Parker.

Outside of the action bits, which were nice eye candy, I hated this movie. Basically Michael Bay type crap without the actual action directing ability of Michael Bay.
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Old 05-08-2014, 01:25 PM   #303
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Old 05-08-2014, 02:29 PM   #304
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In the Amazing Spider-man, Peter has been dumbed down to a 'slacker genius' archetype... which undermines the amount of work it takes to be a genius. I mean he's almost the complete opposite of the comic/Raimi version of Parker.
Yea, hes far from genius. Gwen had to explain to him how batteries worked.
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Old 05-08-2014, 02:54 PM   #305
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Saw Spiderman 2 yesterday in Imax 3D

special effects were amazing


The lightening in 3D was crazy good, best i've ever seen


fight scenes were good, overall movie was just ok

clearly setting the ground work for more movies/t.v shows and continuing to expand the marvel universe. The brain trust working to place Marvel throughout the entertainment world is pretty impressive.
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Old 05-13-2014, 07:50 PM   #306
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And thank sweet ****ing Christ for that. Shailene Woodley as MJ is a criminally stupid casting.

Im really hoping that Felicity Jones doesn't end up being Felicia Hardy. Hopefully, she's just some throwaway chick that happens to be named Felica.



Shailene Woodley looks nothing like this.




Felicity Jones doesn't have the rack to play Black Cat.

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Old 05-13-2014, 07:54 PM   #307
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Both Spiderman movies in the reboot have been terrible, IMO.
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Old 05-16-2014, 11:08 PM   #308
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Just saw this...plot was average at best. Garfield and Stone were solid and had chemistry that made the film better than it was. The effects were pretty sweet.
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Old 05-17-2014, 03:38 AM   #309
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Felicity Jones doesn't have the rack to play Black Cat.
In the Comix there are no flat chested women...
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Kitty was.
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Old 05-17-2014, 06:13 AM   #311
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Just saw this...plot was average at best. Garfield and Stone were solid and had chemistry that made the film better than it was. The effects were pretty sweet.
The more I think back on this movie, the worse it gets. The script was awful. The first Garfield Spider-Man movie was better.
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So was Jubilee.

They were both intended as throw-a-way's (if what I've read is true) but at the time they were too popular to $#itcan...
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So was Jubilee.

They were both intended as throw-a-way's (if what I've read is true) but at the time they were too popular to $#itcan...
Her character was saved by Uncanny X-Men #251.

To me (and others) this was the apex of the Uncanny books and it went downhill slowly from there.

That cover with Wolverine crucified and the story that follows with him being saved by one of the lamest mutants ever...loved it.

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So was Jubilee.
They were both introduced as girls, not women. Generally speaking, comic book proportions include big boobs on the ladies.
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