Jamie Foxx Got Emotional On First Day Filming THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2
Have superheroes reached a point where the Hollywood actors who star in their movie adaptations feel just as passionate about them as the comic book readers? "… that suit, that Spider-Man suit…," said Foxx.
If you recall, just a few days ago, a report surfaced that Man of Steel actor Henry Cavill got emotional watching the finished product of Zack Snyder's Superman reboot for the first time. Today, another similar story has surfaced for actor Jamie Foxx who plays Electro in Marc Webb's Amazing Spider-Man sequel. Foxx admits that his first time on set filming scenes he too almost shed a few manly tears. "It’s been fantastic. [Director] Marc Webb has been fantastic to work with.," said Foxx. He continued, "What I’ve learned on the set… that suit, that Spider-Man suit… the first thing I had to shoot it was like… not tears, but this is the real thing. It was mindblowing." Once upon a time in Hollywwod, actors would know next to nothing about the comic book characters they were portraying on screen. While we still aren't completely removed from that era, it's nice to see that things are transitioning more towards actors being just as passionate about the characters as the fan base.
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Running Time: Filming in progress
Release Date: May 2, 2014 (USA)
MPAA Rating: This Film Has Not Yet Been Rated
Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Sally Field, Shaeline Woodley, Paul Giamatti, Jamie Foxx, Felicity Jones, Colm Feore, Dane DeHaan and Martin Sheen.
Directed by: Marc Webb
Written by: James Vanderbilt (story),Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Jeff Pinkner (screenplay)
"In “The Amazing Spider-Man™ 2,” for Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield), life is busy – between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen (Emma Stone), high school graduation can’t come quickly enough. Peter hasn’t forgotten about the promise he made to Gwen’s father to protect her by staying away – but that’s a promise he just can’t keep. Things will change for Peter when a new villain, Electro (Jamie Foxx), emerges, an old friend, Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan), returns, and Peter uncovers new clues about his past. The film is directed by Marc Webb from a screenplay by Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci & Jeff Pinkner, with a previous draft by James Vanderbilt, and based on the Marvel Comic Book by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach are the producers. The latest chapter in the Spider-Man story is set for release in 3D on May 2, 2014. "
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