Jamie Foxx on Getting His Super Swagger for ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2′
Jamie Foxx (Photo: Victoria Will/Invision/AP)
Jamie Foxx enjoys being bad ― well, at least when he's in character as the villainous Electro in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2."
Fanboys (and girls!) were given their first glimpse of the 45-year-old actor in costume as the baddie last month ― and what a look! From the metallic blue makeup highlighting bulging veins to those light-colored contact lenses, the creep factor is high, which is just the way Foxx likes it.
"Oh, man ― it's so much fun," the actor told Yahoo! Movies from the Brooklyn, New York, set of the short film he's directing for Ron Howard and Canon's Project Imaginat10n. "The costume is great. They were very creative with it."
Foxx as Electro, who can manipulate electricity by command.
Electro is a role that takes lot of prep each day as far as logging time in the makeup chair, but that doesn't bother Foxx.
"It's a couple hours ― a couple hours of work, but it's really so much fun," said Foxx, who requires much more time in the chair for Electro than his counterpart Max Dillon (though the wig looks tricky). "It's part of a remarkable legacy: Spider-Man. I mean, when you're growing up as a kid, you know, that's everything. So to be able to be in that is just amazing."
And Foxx as Max Dillon... (Jose Perez / Splash News)
How does he pass the time in the makeup chair: reading? Listening to music? Singing? None of the above actually.