That being said, last week saw dozens of on set photos of Foxx all made up in blue and being shot as "Electro" minus the special effects. Fans already had a pretty good idea that this version of the villain wasn't from the regular Marvel Universe and bore a similar appearance to the "Ultimate Marvel" version. However, director Marc Webb adds a new layer of mystery to the mix, as he tweets a picture of Foxx not as Electro, but that of his civilian and normal identity of Max Dillon.
Day 52. My name is Max. twitter.com/MarcW/status/3…
— Marc Webb (@MarcW) April 21, 2013
What exactly the background of this version of the character is hasn't been tipped off yet, but from the glasses and possible labcoat he may be an employee of OsCorp like Curt Connors/ The Lizard was in the first film, thereby explaining where he'll be getting his powers later on. For more information, visit the source post at Marc Webb's official Twitter page and Comic Book.com.
The Amazing Spider-Man swings into theaters on May 2, 2014.