Sony Pictures wasn’t kidding when the studio revealed that they wanted to create their own Spider-Man multiverse to challenge DC and Marvel. According to THR, Jamie Foxx is in final negotiation to play Electro alongside Tom Holland in Spider-Man 3. Foxx portrayed the Spidey villain in the Andrew Garfield’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
Foxx is not the first actor to reprise his role from a previous Spider-Man movie, J.K. Simmons reprised his role as J.J.J. Jameson in Far From Home. Simmons played the role in the Tobey Maguire’s Spider-Man trilogy. Spider-Man 3 is being produced by Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures.
So far its not clear if Foxx will portray the version of the character from The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Spider-Man 3 is set to start shooting in Atlanta this fall. The is scheduled for release on November 5, 2021.