Grownup Swim is not working with Justin Roiland.
The cable community confirmed Tuesday that it had ended its relationship with the Rick and Morty co-creator within the wake of felony home abuse costs in Orange County.
“Grownup Swim has ended its affiliation with Justin Roiland,” Grownup Swim/Cartoon Community/Boomerang svp communications Mairie Moore stated in a press release on Tuesday.
Roiland additionally supplies each characters’ voices for the sequence, which is halfway via an unprecedented 70-episode order.
On account of the allegations and Roiland’s firing, the roles can be recast.
NBC Information revealed earlier this month that Roiland was charged with one rely of home battery with corporal harm and one rely of false imprisonment by menace, violence, fraud, or deceit in Orange County.
The costs stemmed from a 2020 incident with an unnamed lady.
Roiland pled not responsible and is predicted again in court docket on April 27.
Roiland’s lawyer T. Edward Welbourn beforehand stated the media protection surrounding the case had been “inaccurate.”
“To be clear, not solely is Justin harmless however we even have each expectation that this matter is heading in the right direction to be dismissed as soon as the district lawyer’s workplace has accomplished its methodical overview of the proof.”
Rick and Morty has been an enormous success for Grownup Swim, domestically and internationally.
Grownup Swim signed Roiland and co-creator Dan Harmon to large offers which might preserve the present alive via its tenth season.
Harmon is ready to proceed on the present as the only real showrunner.
Roiland additionally has a number of different tasks. He’s the creator and star of Photo voltaic Opposites, which has been renewed via its fifth season.
The sixth season of Rick and Morty lately wrapped.
A premiere date for the seventh season, in addition to new voice actors, can be introduced at a later date.
Paul Dailly is the Affiliate Editor for TV Fanatic. Comply with him on Twitter.