Most of the supporting cast from the previous movies — including Zendaya, Marisa Tomei, Jacob Batalon and Tony Revolori — are expected to be on the call sheet when cameras roll in Atlanta this fall.
Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal are producing.
Foxx played Electro in 2014's The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which starred Garfield as Spider-Man.
The film failed to impress critics and underperformed at the box office with $708.9 million globally.
Despite the performance of Amazing 2, Foxx remains one of the most in-demand players in Hollywood and his casting is certain to jazz up excitement amongst fans.
The actor is currently starring in Project Power, a Netflix superhero drama, and is one of the voice stars in Pixar’s upcoming feature, Soul.
Oct. 1, 3:05 p.m. A previous version misstated the next Spider-Man movie's release date. »