‘Rick and Morty’ Drops Main Voice Actor Justin Roiland

Grownup Swim has severed ties with Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland soon after domestic violence costs have been submitted towards the actor.

“Grownup Swim has finished its association with Justin Roiland,” reads a assertion posted by the Rick and Morty Twitter account Tuesday afternoon. “Rick and Morty will proceed. The talented and devoted crew are difficult at work on Time 7.”

In January, it was claimed that Roiland had been charged with one particular felony count of domestic battery with corporal personal injury and a person felony depend of untrue imprisonment by menace, violence, fraud and/or deceit by the Orange County District Attorney’s business office. Roiland has pleaded not responsible to the costs.

Roiland, who produced the adult animated sci-fi sitcom with Dan Harmon, also voices protagonists Rick Sanchez and Morty Smith. Roiland’s voice roles will reportedly be recast for potential seasons.

In 2018, Adult Swim manufactured an order for 70 episodes of the strike series, signing extensive-term deals with Roiland and Harmon. The clearly show was renewed by way of to season 10 and has four much more seasons to go, just after year 6 completed airing in December.

Roiland’s other assignments include co-producing Hulu’s Photo voltaic Opposites, in which he voices the principal character Korvo. The collection was renewed for a fifth year in Oct.

Roiland could not quickly be reached for remark. Squanch Game titles, Roiland’s movie game studio, failed to promptly react to a request for comment.