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The HBO Max team wants its app to not just be the place people find big movie premieres but podcasts, too. The company announced today that it’s planning to release its new Batman podcast, Batman: The Audio Adventures, as an in-app exclusive, meaning it won’t make its way to other podcasting apps or be available through an RSS feed. The scripted show, which features Jeffrey Wright as Batman and Rosario Dawson as Batwoman, will premiere this fall, although no exact date was provided.
In a chat with The Verge, Joshua Walker, chief strategy officer at HBO Max, says the decision to make Batman: The Audio Adventures exclusive has to do with the show being a scripted original series.
“For scripted originals our working theory now is that…