But rather than Andrew Garfield, the 52-year-old Texan would face off against Tom Holland in the follow-up to last year’s Spider-Man: Far from Home, which starts filming any day now in Atlanta – according to THR.
Far from Home amassed an eye-popping $1.132B at the global box office and holds an impressive certified fresh 90% Rotten Tomatoes rating.
Jamie’s character Max Dillon started off as electrical engineer with a bad comb-over before transforming into a powerful, electrical creature following an accident at Oscorp involving electric eels.
Marc Webb’s 2014 Spidey installment earned $709M at the global box office despite receiving a dismal 51% critic approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Director Jon Watts will back at the helm for the third consecutive time, and fans can expect Zendaya, Marisa Tomei, Jacob Batalon, and Tony Revolori to all return for more Marvel action.
But first, audiences can catch Foxx voicing middle school music teacher Joe Gardner in the existential animated flick Soul, which hits US theaters November 20 and UK theaters November 27.
The Project Power action star was ‘honored’ to make history as the first African-American lead in a Pixar movie and prays ‘we will all be safe and healthy, watching Soul in theaters together.’
Directing duo Pete Docter and Kemp Powers’ adventure flick also stars Phylicia Rashad, Quest Love, Tina Fey, Daveed Diggs, and Angela Bassett.