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Jamie Foxx on location in Times Square for 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'.

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Everything Jamie Foxx Looks Like in The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Super-villain reveals are a carefully stage-managed affair in the comic-book movie era: Before the paparazzi can train their lenses on a heretofore-kept-secret costume, the studio will usually release a well-lit glamour shot in order to control the reveal themselves. That's what makes this morning's out-of-nowhere paparazzi pics of Jamie Foxx in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 all the more surprising ... well, that and the fact that he looks so startlingly weird as the sinister Electro. Still, we can't shake the feeling that this face-painted, hoodie-clad Jamie Foxx reminds us of something. Several things, in fact. Here are all of the images that came to mind as we stared at this look; surely some of these must have been on director Marc Webb's vision board.

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Blue Landry From Friday Night Lights

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The Engineers From Prometheus

Robin Wright's Clavicle, for Some Reason

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The Guy Who Ingested All That Silver

Tobias From Arrested Development

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