SFX Magazine Marvel's Studio President of Production went on to speak about the scale and genres in their upcoming films and he also said the word "Cosmic" doesn't really describe "Phase Two" as we would all imagine.
"The Thor film and the Guardians of the Galaxy film
certainly are cosmic. Guardians and Thor will take the brunt of the
cosmic side of the universe, particularly Guardians, which is 95% in
space. I think Iron Man 3 shows the other side of Phase 2, which is
delving deeper into the characters. Throwing them on a much more
personal journey. And Captain America will showcase… What’s exciting to
me about Cap – sort of about Iron Man 3 too if you look at it – is it’s
tonally almost like a different genre. Shane Black’s described Iron Man 3
as a Tom Clancy sort of political thriller, which I like a lot. We
hired our directors on Cap because they loved our explanation that we
really want to make a ’70s political thriller masquerading as a big
Just like with the first film – we got Joe Johnston because we said,
‘We want to do a ’40s World War Two movie masquerading as a big
superhero movie.’ I love that we’re doing a sequel to a film that’s a
completely different genre than the first film. I think that’s fun. And
the comics do it all the time."
He also gave us a little insight into "Guardians Of The Galaxy" and how it will be more of a standalone film.
"It’s much more of a standalone film. It takes place in the
same universe. And when we’ve been on the other side of that universe in
other movies, you might see those characteristics in Guardians, but the
Avengers are not involved with what’s happening out there at this