First glimpse of Jamie Foxx as Electro in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ – watch

Foxx plays a villain called Electro in the superhero sequel due next May (2014)

A brief teaser for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has been released in advance of the film’s promotional appearance at Comic-Con International in San Diego.

The 40-second clip features the first glimpse of Jamie Foxx‘s villainous Electro. “You wanna how powerful how I am? Well I wanna know too…” Foxx says menacingly in a voiceover before a shot of his face as Electro is revealed. Scroll down and click ‘play’ to watch the teaser.

Director Marc Webb finished shooting The Amazing Spider-Man 2 last month (June) and the film is set to open worldwide on May 2, 2014. Andrew Garfield is back as Peter Parker and Emma Stone reprises her role as Gwen Stacy.

Alongside Foxx, Chronicle star Dane DeHaan is another new addition to the cast and plays Harry Osborn, Peter Parker’s best friend. Shailene Woodley had been due to appear as Mary Jane Watson, but her role has recently been cut from the film and MJ will now make her Amazing Spider-Man debut in the third movie, due in 2016.

Foxx, Garfield, DeHaan and Webb are all confirmed to appear at The Amazing Spider-Man 2‘s eagerly-anticipated Comic-Con panel, which takes at the film festival tomorrow (July 19).