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Will Jamie Foxx’s main villain Electro be joined by another well-known Marvel Comics bad-guy in The Amazing Spider-Man 2?

Former Marvel Comics writer turned actor Asim Ahmad, 34, claimed on his official website this week that he had been cast in Sony Pictures’ web-slinging sequel, securing the role of Professor Michael Morbius. The announcement sent the internet into raptures as Morbius is a significant Spider-Man villain and would be a character many fans would love to see on screen, however the actor later clarified his news on Twitter to say that Morbius was confirmed to just two pages of the screenplay. He then claimed he would appear on screen as the character for about two minutes and will shoot the scene on the Sony lot in California in February.

This would hint at a role about as large as Dylan Baker’s in the early Spider-Man movies where he portrayed Dr. »

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