Grownup Swim has lower ties with Justin Roiland within the wake of the information that the hit grownup animation comedy Rick and Morty co-creator was charged with felony home abuse.
“Grownup Swim has ended its affiliation with Justin Roiland,” Grownup Swim / Cartoon Community / Boomerang senior VP communications Marie Moore mentioned in a press release.
Roiland co-created and government produced Rick and Morty since 2013, and likewise voiced each the titular Rick and Morty.
The Emmy-winning animated sitcom is Grownup Swim’s flagship collection, and whereas followers might be legitimately nervous about the way forward for the present, an official assertion launched on Twitter states that “Rick and Morty will proceed” and that “the gifted and devoted crew are laborious at work on Season 7.”
Roiland’s voice roles are set to be recast and fellow co-creator Dan Harmon will now be the lone showrunner.
The present, which has accomplished six seasons, is locked in via season 10, because it obtained a 70-episode order in 2018 when Grownup Swim additionally signed new long-term offers with Roiland and Harmon.
Roiland was charged with one rely of home battery with corporal damage and one rely of false imprisonment by menace, violence, fraud or deceit in Orange County primarily based on an alleged 2020 incident with an unnamed Jane Doe that Roiland was courting. He appeared at a pre-trial listening to earlier this month, has pled not responsible, and is anticipated to return to court docket on 27 April.