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"We shot his exterior and then created a glowing light source that is buried deep within his core that exudes and generates electric light," Webb explained. "If you look at a cloud when a thunderstorm is coming and the lightning is within that cloud, we use that as a natural inspiration for the character."

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"We wanted some theatricality for this villain," said Webb. "What makes him interesting is the really ironic evolution of the character. He starts off as Spider-Man's biggest fan and ends up being Spider-Man's biggest foe."

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"Electro is a god in terms of the power that he wields," Garfield told USA Today. "To be faced with that creates a whole host of problems, obstacles and drama. That's great to have between those two people."

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Spider-Man is "really getting the thrills of that virtuosity," Webb said of his swinging around the city in the sequel. "This time, there's a jollity we've really embraced."

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"Oscorp is the evil empire and will always be a major player in these films," Webb concluded.

USA Today Debuts 5 New AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Images

Date: 04 December 2013 Time: 12:03 PM ET

It's going to be a busy Marvel 2014 at the movies and that means fans will have lots of trailers to obsess over during the fall, winter, and spring.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier came first, followed by X-Men: Days of Future Past, now it's Amazing Spider-Man 2's turn to debut its first trailer. That will happen Thursday, December 5, but until then the Sony sequel is enjoying its ramp-up time in the spotlight, debuting very short teaser clips and a much-discussed and dissected poster earlier this week.

USA Today has gotten into the action debuting five new images from the film, including Spider-Man and Electro battling it out and Spider-Man in Electro's "high-tech lair."

Check out the new images and commentary by star Andrew Garfield and director Marc Webb.

Amazing Spider-Man 2 opens May 2, 2014.

Next up in the trailer debut department - Guardians of the Galaxy...

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