Adult Swim Severs Ties With Justin Roiland After Domestic Abuse Charges, ‘Rick And Morty’ Voices To Be Recast

Adult Swim Severs Ties With Justin Roiland After Domestic Abuse Charges, ‘Rick And Morty’ Voices To Be Recast
Adult Swim has announced that it’s severing all ties with “Rick and Morty” co-creator Justin Roiland after he was charged with felony domestic violence stemming from a 2020 incident involving an unidentified woman.

“Adult Swim has ended its association with Justin Roiland,” Adult Swim/Cartoon Network/Boomerang senior vice president of communications Mairie Moore said in a statement on Tuesday, as reported by The Hollywood Reporter.

Rick and Morty” will continue, but without the involvement of Roiland, who co-created the hit animated series with “Community” creator Dan Harmon back in 2013.

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Given that Roiland voiced both the show’s primary characters, Rick and Morty (in addition to others), sources indicate that those roles will all be recast with other actors in future episodes.

While Roiland will continue to be credited as co-creator, Harmon will now be the sole showrunner.
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