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Adult Swim dumps 'Rick and Morty' co-creator and star Justin Roiland after domestic violence charges

Mashable Wednesday, 25 January 2023 ()
Adult Swim has cut ties with Rick and Morty co-creator and star Justin Roiland, and is moving forward with the cult show's new season without him. The announcement comes in the wake of felony domestic violence charges against Roiland being made public.

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Justin Roiland Is Dropped From 'Solar Opposites' and 'Koala Man' [Video]

Justin Roiland Is Dropped From 'Solar Opposites' and 'Koala Man'

Justin Roiland Is Dropped , From 'Solar Opposites' and 'Koala Man'. 'The Hollywood Reporter' ('THR') reports that 'Rick & Morty' co-creator Justin Roiland has now been dropped by both Adult Swim and Hulu. . 'The Hollywood Reporter' ('THR') reports that 'Rick & Morty' co-creator Justin Roiland has now been dropped by both Adult Swim and Hulu. . Both companies decided to end their relationships with Roiland following the revelation of domestic violence and false imprisonment charges against him. Both companies decided to end their relationships with Roiland following the revelation of domestic violence and false imprisonment charges against him. In a statement, Hulu and 20th TV Animation said that Roiland would be removed from both 'Solar Opposites' and the recently-debuted 'Koala Man.'. In a statement, Hulu and 20th TV Animation said that Roiland would be removed from both 'Solar Opposites' and the recently-debuted 'Koala Man.'. 'THR' reports that the news comes just one day after Adult Swim cut ties with Roiland, removing him from 'Rick & Morty.' . 'THR' reports that the news comes just one day after Adult Swim cut ties with Roiland, removing him from 'Rick & Morty.' . According to Hulu and 20th TV Animation, the two Disney companies plan to continue 'Koala Man' and 'Solar Opposites' without Roiland's involvement. According to Hulu and 20th TV Animation, the two Disney companies plan to continue 'Koala Man' and 'Solar Opposites' without Roiland's involvement. Roiland has reportedly pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from a 2020 incident in Orange County, California. Roiland's attorney, T. Edward Welbourn, released a statement calling media coverage of the charges "inaccurate.". To be clear, not only is Justin innocent, but we also have every expectation that this matter is on course to be dismissed once the district attorney’s office has completed its methodical review of the evidence, T. Edward Welbourn, Attorney for Justin Roiland, via 'The Hollywood Reporter'. To be clear, not only is Justin innocent, but we also have every expectation that this matter is on course to be dismissed once the district attorney’s office has completed its methodical review of the evidence, T. Edward Welbourn, Attorney for Justin Roiland, via 'The Hollywood Reporter'. Roiland is currently facing one charge of felony domestic battery with corporal injury and one felony count of false imprisonment by menace, violence, fraud or deceit. The case was first reported by NBC News on January 12, 2023, the same day that Roiland appeared in court for a pre-trial hearing.

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Adult Swim Cuts Ties With Justin Roiland Following Domestic Abuse Charges | THR News [Video]

Adult Swim Cuts Ties With Justin Roiland Following Domestic Abuse Charges | THR News

Adult Swim has cut ties with Justin Roiland in the wake of the news that the 'Rick and Morty' co-creator was charged with felony domestic abuse in Orange County, California.

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‘Rick & Morty’ Co-Creator Justin Roiland Kicked Off Show Following Domestic Violence Charg [Video]

‘Rick & Morty’ Co-Creator Justin Roiland Kicked Off Show Following Domestic Violence Charg

‘Rick & Morty’ Co-Creator Justin Roiland , Kicked Off Show Following , Domestic Violence Charges. 'Variety' reports that Adult Swim has cut ties with 'Rick & Morty' co-creator Justin Roiland over domestic violence charges. Adult Swim has ended its association with Justin Roiland, Adult Swim statement, via 'Variety'. Adult Swim has ended its association with Justin Roiland, Adult Swim statement, via 'Variety'. In 2020, Roiland pleaded not guilty to charges that include domestic battery and false imprisonment. . In 2020, Roiland pleaded not guilty to charges that include domestic battery and false imprisonment. . On January 13, Roiland appeared in court for a pre-trial hearing in the case, with another hearing to follow on April 27. . On January 13, Roiland appeared in court for a pre-trial hearing in the case, with another hearing to follow on April 27. . 'Variety' reports that an actual trial date has yet to be set. Before being cut loose by Adult Swim, Roiland voiced the two main characters of 'Rick & Morty' in addition to numerous other characters. Before being cut loose by Adult Swim, Roiland voiced the two main characters of 'Rick & Morty' in addition to numerous other characters. According to 'Variety,' sources say that Roiland's roles will be recast and that the show is expected to continue. According to 'Variety,' sources say that Roiland's roles will be recast and that the show is expected to continue. In 2018, Adult Swim renewed 'Rick & Morty' for an additional 70 episodes. The plan at the time was reportedly to take the show to at least 100 episodes. The plan at the time was reportedly to take the show to at least 100 episodes. With the conclusion of the sixth season in December of 2022, the series has currently aired 61 episodes. . With the conclusion of the sixth season in December of 2022, the series has currently aired 61 episodes. . Meanwhile, Roiland also has two animated comedies on Hulu, 'Solar Opposites,' which just got renewed for a fifth season and 'Koala Man,' which recently launched. . Meanwhile, Roiland also has two animated comedies on Hulu, 'Solar Opposites,' which just got renewed for a fifth season and 'Koala Man,' which recently launched.

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'Rick and Morty' Co-Creator Justin Roiland Faces Domestic Violence Charges [Video]

'Rick and Morty' Co-Creator Justin Roiland Faces Domestic Violence Charges

'Rick and Morty' Co-Creator, Justin Roiland Faces, Domestic Violence Charges. NBC reports that 'Rick & Morty' co-creator Justin Roiland has been charged with felony domestic violence in California. NBC reports that 'Rick & Morty' co-creator Justin Roiland has been charged with felony domestic violence in California. The charges reportedly stem from a 2020 incident, according to a criminal complaint filed in May 2020. On January 12, Roiland appeared in court for a pre-trial hearing. NBC reports that the criminal complaint charges Roiland with one felony count of domestic battery with corporal injury and another felony count of false imprisonment. . NBC reports that the criminal complaint charges Roiland with one felony count of domestic battery with corporal injury and another felony count of false imprisonment. . In October of 2020, Roiland pleaded not guilty to both charges. According to the complaint, the incident occurred on January 19, 2020, against an anonymous woman whom Roiland was dating at the time. According to the complaint, the incident occurred on January 19, 2020, against an anonymous woman whom Roiland was dating at the time. NBC reports that the case has already been the subject of over a dozen court hearings, and a trial date has yet to be set. NBC reports that the case has already been the subject of over a dozen court hearings, and a trial date has yet to be set. Many of the files and details of the case are being withheld from the public under a protective order. Since the domestic violence case began, Roiland has progressed his career, stemming from the success of Adult Swim's 'Rick and Morty.'. Since the domestic violence case began, Roiland has progressed his career, stemming from the success of Adult Swim's 'Rick and Morty.'. In 2021, Roiland released an NFT collection that sold over $1.65 million while also selling his first painting via Sotheby's auction in the same year. . In 2021, Roiland released an NFT collection that sold over $1.65 million while also selling his first painting via Sotheby's auction in the same year.

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