Rick and Morty: Justin Roiland, the main actor, will be removed

Rick and Morty: Justin Roiland, the main actor, will be removed

Adult Swim has severed ties with Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland following domestic violence charges against the actor.

“Adult Swim has ended their collaboration with Justin Roiland,” reads one expression Posted by the Rick and Morty Twitter account on Tuesday afternoon. “Rick and Morty will continue. The talented and dedicated crew is hard at work on Season 7.”

In January, it was reported that Roiland had been charged by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office with one felony count of assault and one felony count of false imprisonment through threat, violence, fraud and/or deception. Roiland has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Roiland, who created the adult animated sci-fi sitcom with Dan Harmon, also voices protagonists Rick Sanchez and Morty Smith. Roiland’s voice roles will reportedly be recast for future seasons.

In 2018, Adult Swim ordered 70 episodes of the hit series and signed long-term deals with Roiland and Harmon. The show has been renewed through Season 10 and has four more seasons ahead of it after Season 6 aired in December.

Roiland’s other projects include co-creating Hulu’s Solar Opposites, in which he voices the main character Korvo. In October, the series was renewed for a fifth season.

Roiland is also the founder of video game development studio Squanch Games. On January 16, Roiland resigned from his position.

“On January 16, 2023, Squanch Games received the resignation of Justin Roiland,” read the statement released Tuesday on Squanch Games’ website. “Squanch’s passionate team will continue to create games that we know our fans will love, while continuing to support and improve High On Life.”

Roiland could not be immediately reached for comment.

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