It might seem early to start discussing villains for the next Spider-Man movie which won't be released until May 2, 2014 but the first will be released on Blu-ray November 9. If you haven't heard already, there's been a rumor about Jamie Foxx joining the cast as Electro (Foxx even Tweeted, "Dressed up as Electro for Halloween last night. Costume fits well."
Later director Marc Webb, when speaking to press about the Blu-ray/DVD release of The Amazing Spider-Man replied when asked if Foxx would be in the sequel, "I think Jamie Foxx is electrifying! I think Jamie Foxx is one of the best actors around today. He's such a great actor and he's a really brilliant guy. I would love to work with him and you'll be hearing more on that shortly, I'm sure."
This would mark the first time Electro appeared on the big screen. As great a villain he is, would he have enough to be the only one in the sequel or would he play a minor role. Casting Foxx as Electro would suggest he would have more screen time rather than simply having a smaller role.
Webb hinted at other characters that could appear as well.
I like Electro. I'm fascinated by Norman Osborn and the different inflections of him. And Harry. Mary Jane and Gwen are always interesting to me.== TEASER ==
There are the obvious connections of Osborn from the first film. If we are going to be introduced to many new characters into this round of films, hopefully they won't clutter up the story as often occurs in comic book movies. We already know that Shailene Woodley has been cast as Mary Jane. It could be possible that Electro would be the main villain with Osborn slowly building up his presence for the Green Goblin to appear in the third movie.
I just want to know if Electro appears, will he have his classic mask?