VIDEO: Jamie Foxx Is Menacing Villain Electro In New The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Teaser

Catch a glimpse of Foxx in the unnerving role

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Oscar-winning Jamie Foxx is seen as unnerving villain Electro in a new teaser for upcoming superhero sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

The 40-second snippet arrives ahead of the movie's scheduled promo slot at Comic-Con International in San Diego on July 19.

In a voiceover, Foxx can be heard saying: "You wanna know how powerful I am? Well I wanna know too...".

Jamie Foxx on the red carpet (WENN) and in character (YouTube/Sony)

A shot of his face can then be seen... and it's certainly a lot creepier than it is in real life!

Filming on The Amazing Spider-Man 2 came to a close in June, with Andrew Garfield swinging back into action in the titular role.

Emma Stone reprises her role as Gwen Stacy, but Shailene Woodley's scenes as Mary Jane Watson have apparently ended up on the cutting room floor. That character will now appear in the third film in the rebooted franchise, due in 2016 - though it has not been confirmed who will play her.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 opens in May 2014, directed by Marc Webb.

Andrew Garfield on the set of The Amazing Spider-Man 2


Spider-man (Andrew Garfield) and The Rhino (Paul Giamatti) face-off during filming of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (