Jamie Foxx at Canon’s Imaginat10n Lab on August 9, 2012 in Los Angeles

Variety is reporting that Jamie Foxx is in talks to star as the villain in the upcoming sequel to Sony Pictures’ “The Amazing Spider-Man.”

The Oscar-winning actor would play Electro, a man who gets his super powers from a lightning strike.

Sony had no comment on the rumor, but Foxx sent out a tweet indicating that he dressed up as Electro for Halloween.