Back in January, it was announced that actor Paul Giamatti would fill the role of Aleksei Sytsevich aka “The Rhino”, in the upcoming movie The Amazing Spider-Man 2. We have since seen pictures online of Giamatti on the set with his CGI suit. Which kind of gives us a tiny bit of an idea of what the suit will look like.
Giamatti talks to the The Toronto Sun about it. “In the comic books of old, he had this suit on that made him look like a rhinoceros, and it made him super strong. If there was a bank vault he would just run right through it, butt through it with his head & he was not very smart.” Giamatti also goes on to talk a bit about the suit, as well as describing his character. “& I have a particular kind of suit, but I don’t think I’m supposed to talk about it. He’s a Russian mobster. Russians are always good villains. I have an ability to just destroy things. My accent is pretty hammy. I loved doing it. It seemed to me like an opportunity to be as over-the-top hammy as possible. It was really fun.”
He also went on to tease that he is “one of several bad guys in the movie.” Though official announcements for the film have confirmed that Rhino & Electro as antagonists, Giamatti talks as if there are more involved. Though not much more has been said about if in fact there is a possiblity of any other villains in the movie, it could be that there is just some minor characters that he could be talking about. It’s possible that Rhino or Electro have a gang of henchmen that Giamatti could be referring to.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Colm Feore, Paul Giamatti, Sally Field, Chris Cooper, B.J. Novak and Sarah Gadon. & will open in theaters May 2, 2014.
Source: The Toronto Sun