The Amazing Spider-Man 2 starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone also featured Oscar winner and Hollywood superstar Jamie Foxx in the character of Electro. The actor-singer expectedly impressed audiences and critics across the world with his portrayal of one of Marvel’s popular anti-heroes whose back story is also one that can be empathized with.
The film which came out in 2014, was considered to be one of the best Spider-Man films thanks to the ensemble cast headlined by Garfield, Stone, and Foxx. In the lead-up to the release, the three stars did a series of promotions which also showcased their camaraderie off-screen. In one particular interaction with a bunch of young fans, Jamie Foxx caught Andrew Garfield red-handed while the latter made a cheeky comment while answering a question.
Jamie Foxx Hilariously Made Andrew Garfield Squirm
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 became a blockbuster mainly due to the performances of Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, and Jamie Foxx as Electro. The three celebrities also shared a pleasant off-screen camaraderie that was evident in their promotional appearances for the film. In one interactive session with a group of children, a young fan asked Garfield a question regarding the significant of the red and blue colors in the Spider-Man costume.
The Social Network star who confessed that he was unaware, decided to get creative and said that the red stood for fire and the blue for the ocean. Speaking of the bright nature of the colors that worked for the costume, Garfield went on to add that any other hue would have been inappropriate.
“It would be weird if it was black”
Jamie Foxx, who was listening in on the answer, immediately feigned shock and eyeballed Garfield which sent the audiences and their co-star Emma Stone into whoops of laughter. All in all, the whole event was conducted in good spirits with the three stars needling each other in good humor.
Jamie Foxx Speaks To Fans For The First Time Since Health Scare
A few months after Jamie Foxx was hospitalized following a mystery medical condition, the Ray actor took to social media to talk about his health for the first time. Foxx, who took ill suddenly on the set of his film Back in Action, said that he and his family decided to keep information about his illness under wraps as he did not want to unnecessarily worry his fans. The Oscar winner in a video on Instagram, said,
“I cannot even begin to tell you how far it took me and how it brought me back. I went through something I thought I would never ever go through. I want you to see me laughing, having a good time, partying, cracking a joke, doing a movie [or] television show. I didn’t want you to see me with tubes running out of me and trying to figure out if I was going to make it through.”
Foxx was grateful for his family, especially his sister and his daughter Corinne Foxx for standing by him like a rock during this difficult time. The star also expressed his gratitude to the medical staff and their expertise in treating him.