Rick and Morty drops lead voice actor Justin Roiland

Adult Swim has severed ties with Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland after accusations of domestic violence were leveled against the actor.

“Adult Swim has ended its association with Justin Roiland,” says A.J statment Posted by the Rick and Morty Twitter account on Tuesday afternoon. “Rick and Morty will continue. The talented and dedicated crew is working hard in Season 7”.

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

Roiland, who created the animated sci-fi sitcom for adults with Dan Harmon, also stars Rick Sanchez and Morty Smith. Roiland’s voice roles will do It said Recast for future seasons.

In 2018, adult swimming He placed an order for 70 episodes Among the string of successes were the signing of long-term deals with Roiland and Harmon. The show has been renewed through a tenth season and has four more seasons after season six ended airing in December.

Roiland’s other projects include co-creating Hulu’s Solar Opposites, where he voices main character Korvo. Serial was Renewedor the fifth season in October.

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

On January 16, 2023, Squanch Games has received the resignation of Justin Roiland. reads the statement on the Squanch Games website, posted on Tuesday. “The passionate team at Squanch will continue to develop games that we know our fans will love while continuing to support and improve High On Life.”

Roiland could not be reached for comment.