Adult Swim Cuts Ties With Justin Roiland, Rick and Morty Will Continue

The Adult Swim tv community has introduced that it has minimize ties with Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland. Allegations of home violence towards Roiland surfaced earlier this month. Despite Roiland’s departure, Rick and Morty will proceed, Adult Swim says.

“Adult Swim has ended its association with Justin Roiland,” the community mentioned in a tweet from the official Rick and Morty Twitter account. “Rick and Morty will continue. The talented and dedicated crew are hard at work on Season 7.”

Adult Swim’s hit sci-fi comedy acquired a 70-episode order again in 2018, and signed new offers with creators Roiland and Dan Harmon. Organizations concerned with Roiland’s different present and up to date tasks haven’t chimed in. This contains Hulu, which hosts the Roiland-co-created Solar Opposites, and Squanch Games, which was co-founded by Roiland and lately launched High On Life, wherein Roiland performs a number of characters. Prior to this, Roiland additionally offered the voices for each of the leads on Rick and Morty, amongst others, and at the moment voices Korvo and different varied characters on Solar Opposites. Roiland was additionally a showrunner and govt producer on each exhibits.

First reported by NBC News, Roiland was charged on Jan 12 with felony home violence in Orange County, Calif. Roiland pleaded not responsible to the incident, which incorporates one felony rely of home battery with corporal damage and one felony rely of false imprisonment by menace, violence, fraud, and/or deceit, in 2020. He was arrested and launched on a $50,000 bond in August 2020 and arraigned in October 2020, with a protecting order filed in October 2020. Roiland appeared in courtroom on Jan 12 for a pre-trial listening to; the courtroom will reconvene on April 27.

Rick and Morty will proceed with Dan Harmon as showrunner, and voices are anticipated to be recast. The 70-episode order takes the present up via Season 10. Season 6 aired on the Adult Swim community this previous fall, and Season 7 is at the moment in manufacturing.

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