Grownup Swim says it’s ending its working relationship with Rick and Morty co-creator — and voice of each title characters — Justin Roiland, who’s at the moment going through felony home violence prices. “Grownup Swim has ended its affiliation with Justin Roiland,” the corporate stated in a press release from Marie Moore, senior vp of communications.
Improvement on Rick and Morty will proceed with out Roiland’s involvement. The Hollywood Reporter says that Roiland’s roles can be recast and that co-creator Dan Harmon will function the sequence’ sole creator shifting ahead.
Roiland faces felony home violence prices associated to an incident in January 2020. NBC Information reported on the arrest and prices earlier this month, citing a felony grievance filed in Might 2020 in Orange County, California, by the county’s district legal professional. Roiland is charged with two felonies: one rely of “home battery with corporal harm” and one rely of “false imprisonment by menace, violence, fraud, and/or deceit.” If convicted, Roiland might face years in jail. The Rick and Morty co-creator was arrested in August 2020 and launched on a $50,000 bond. Roiland pleaded not responsible to each prices at his Oct. 14, 2020, arraignment.
In response to the official Rick and Morty Twitter account, the rest of the artistic crew is at the moment growing season 7 of the present. Season 6 premiered in September 2022 and ran for 10 episodes. In 2018, after the present’s third season, Grownup Swim ordered an extra 70 episodes of Rick and Morty, which might prolong the present by way of season 10.