Spider-Man: Jamie Foxx Surprised Daughter With Casting News With A Set Visit

December 12, 2012
Jamie Foxx attends the 'Django Unchained' NY premiere after party at The High Line Room in The Standard Hotel December 11, 2012 in New York City -- Getty Premium

Jamie Foxx's 4-year-old daughter might be more excited about her dad landing the role of Max Dillon/Electro in the in the upcoming "The Amazing Spider-Man" sequel than the actor himself.

Access Hollywood caught up with Jamie at the premiere for "Django Unchained," where he revealed how he broke the news to his super hero-loving daughter.

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"[She] dressed as Spider-Man for Halloween and had a Spider-Man jumper. Yesterday, I took her to the set, she didn't know [that I had been cast], and she says, 'What is this?' I said, 'Daddy's going to be in 'Spiderman.''"

The actor's daughter was quick to ask plot details.

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"She says, 'Is Spider-Man going to beat you up?' and I said, 'I don't know." She says, 'Good,'" he continued.

So far, the 44-year-old actor appears to be loving his new role.

"It's an amazing ride. So, it's humbling and just a lot of fun," he told Access.

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Prior to getting the role, the actor told Access that his daughter would be over the moon if landed the role of the voltage-wielding villain.

"I have a little daughter, 4 years old, and what's crazy is like, this past year she had a birthday where Spider-Man was the theme," Jamie said in November when asked the Marc Webb-directed project. "Fingers crossed [that] it all works out."

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"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" sequel will swing into theaters on May 2, 2014. First up catch Jamie and Leonardo DiCaprio in

Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained," in theaters on December 25.

-- Jesse Spero

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