Newswire: Kevin Feige says that the Marvel movies will never get serious

Here at The A.V. Club, we’ve gotten a lot of mileage out of the rumored declaration that Warner Bros.’ superhero movies would have “no jokes.” It’s a patently silly idea, because it’s like saying that these stories based on comic books cannot be fun, but it’s also hilarious for how believable it is. After the success of Christopher Nolan’s very serious Batman movies and the relative success of the very serious Man Of Steel, it’s not hard to see Warner Bros. frowning on anything that’s not similarly serious. Even the trailer for Batman V. Superman: Dawn Of No Jokes upholds this apparent rule, since it definitely doesn’t look like the kind of movie with room for anything but scowls in cowls. Of course, Suicide Squad seems to be going against this a little bit, since we’re still not sure everything …

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