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Adult Swim cuts ties with ‘Rick and Morty’ co-creator Justin Roiland after domestic abuse charges

Adult Swim reduce its ties with “Rick and Morty” co-creator Justin Roiland on Tuesday, following information that he was awaiting trial on felony home violence expenses.

“Adult Swim has ended its association with Justin Roiland,” the community mentioned in a short assertion, including that the animated collection will proceed.

Roiland, 42, was charged in Orange County, Calif., final May for an incident that allegedly occurred in January 2020, however the expenses went unnoticed by the media till earlier this month. He faces counts of corporal damage and false imprisonment by menace, fraud, violence or deceit towards an unidentified lady he was residing with, according to the Associated Press.

“Rick and Morty” is amongst Adult Swim’s hottest packages. It has aired for six seasons, however isn’t even midway via a 70-episode deal introduced in 2018. In addition to serving as govt producer, Roiland supplies the voices of the principle characters Rick and Morty on the present. The Hollywood Reporter mentioned Tuesday that his voice roles shall be re-cast, and that co-creator Dan Harmon will take artistic management.

Roiland additionally has a cope with Disney’s

Hulu, the place he serves as co-creator of the animated collection “Solar Opposites,” and served as govt producer of the latest collection “Koala Man.” Hulu didn’t instantly reply to a MarketWatch request for remark late Tuesday.

Adult Swim is the adult-focused animated community that shares channel house with Cartoon Network. Both are models of Warner Bros. Discovery Inc.



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