Actor Jamie Foxx, who played classic Spider-Man villain Electro in the Andrew Garfield-starring ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’, is in talks to reprise the role for the upcoming Spider-Man instalment, starring Tom Holland and being made by Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures, reported Hollywood Reporter. 

Director Jon Watts, who made ‘Homecoming’ and last year’s ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’, is in charge of the third film as well. 

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Foxx starrer 2014’s ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’, which starred Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man, failed to impress critics and underperformed at the box office with $708.9 million globally.

The return of Foxx gives the fans the opportunity to see a merge of different Spider-Man films. Previously,  J.K. Simmons was cast as J. Jonah Jameson in ‘Far From Home’, the character he played in the iconic Tobey Maguire-starring Spider-Man trilogy. 

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Cast members of the previous installments like Zendaya, Marisa Tomei, Jacob Batalon and Tony Revolori are also expected to make their return. Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal will be producing the film.