Academy Award #bestactor Jamie Foxx is looking pretty OG triple as deranged electomancer Max Dillon a.k.a. Electro. Though not an in-house Marvel Production, Sony Pictures has seen wild success with @therealstanlee’s coveted Web-Slinger franchise. Save perhaps when they cast Eric Forman as afflicted bruiser Eddie Brock a.k.a. Venom. Which was a sub-optimal move, one might say. Kind of like the cinematic blunder known as Sucker Punch directed by who other than rampant herpaderp nub-scrub Zack Snyder. #LOLUMADBRO?!?!
“It’s a couple hours of make-up, but it’s really so much fun,” Jamie Foxx on being Electro,“It’s part of a remarkable legacy: Spider-Man. I mean, when you’re growing up as a kid, that’s everything. So to be able to be in that is just amazing–the producers wanted something for the future. They wanted to have it more grounded and not as “comic-bookie”, so it won’t be green and yellow. They wanted to try new things in the script. This villain (@Electro) is for the first time written really, really well,” he continued. “[Star] Andrew Garfield and [director] Marc Webb both commented on how great the script is, so it should be an exciting time. “I’m just waiting to get to Comic-Con and see how people respond to it. — Jamie Foxx
Peter Benjamin Parker a.k.a. Spider-Man is the shy, compassionate son of Richard and Mary Parker. Orphaned at the age of 6, Peter’s parents were killed in a tragic plane crash. Adopted by Aunt May and Uncle Ben, Peter attended Midtown High-School and was a quiet and diligent student. Peter was largely misunderstood by most of his peers, and so mainly kept his head in the books. A classic “nerd” Parker loved science, specifically:
With an affinity for biophysics, Peter was bitten by a radioactive spider while at a science-exhibition. A twist of fate that gifted Peter with superhuman agility and a variety of arachnid-skillsets: including the ability to walk on walls, and cultivate spider-silk. Not soon after being granted such a gift, Peter’s surrogate father Uncle Ben was murdered in cold blood by a street thug. Having failed to stop the thief as a masked vigilante Spider-Man, Peter always blamed himself for his Uncle’s death.
My fault — all my fault! If only I had stopped him when I could have! But I didn’t — and now — Uncle Ben — is dead… — Peter Parker (Earth-616)
A tragic emotional spurn, Peter swore to rid New York of the filth that had left him abandoned once again. Honing his arachnid-abilities, The Amazing Spider-Man came to grace New York City’s skyscrapers with love and endearment. Despite his luminescent visage however, Peter is repeatedly tormented with feelings of guilt and frustration. Indeed “Spider-man” is at times scorned and ostracized by the very people that he works so passionately to protect. A psychological complex that many Idealists know all too well. Having a pure-heart however, Peter perseveres in his benevolence; regardless of the gratitude he receives. Courageous, righteous, empathic, and highly intuitive; your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man is an Idealist.