American adult television channel Adult Swim has terminated its contract with Justin Roiland over domestic violence issues.
Justin Roiland is the host of the Rick and Morty show that airs in adult swimming. Justin Roiland voiced the cartoon character Rick Sanchez alongside Dan Harmon as Morty Smith.
When this deal ends, the Rick and Morty series will continue with Dan Harmon as the sole actor. Justin Roiland is also a producer and executive producer of the adult film series Rick and Morty.
Adult Swim partnered with Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. However, Justin Roiland was fired after the contract was completed less than half of the 70 additional programs in 2018, as reported by the Hollywood Reporter.
Aside from Adult Swim, Justin Roiland still has a lot of work going on at Hulu. Among them, as a producer and actor for the main character of the streamer Solar Opposites.
On the Koala Man platform, Justin Roiland provides the land and serves as producer. Justin Roiland also still has his overall deal with 20th Television Animation, which produces Solar Opposites and Koala Man.
Adult Swim has cut ties with Rick and Morty creator and actor Justin Roiland after he was arrested on domestic violence charges.
Adult Swim has renewed Rick and Morty for a seventh season, but not all cast members will be returning. Swimming adults on January 24, 2023 announced the termination of the relationship with the creator of the film.
Roiland was arrested on January 12, 2023 in Orange Country, Calif., NBC reported, and charged with domestic assault. The acclaimed series has assured fans that the series will still return for season 7, with new voice actors coming to take over the titular role.
Although the tweet went unanswered, fans took to the retweets to share their reactions. A few fans also suggested other actors such as Billy West or Seth MacFarlane doing the voice, while others were convinced that this announcement meant the end of the show.
The creators of Rick and Morty are Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland. The show deals with metaphysics and philosophy, it follows Rick Sanchez and his grandson Morty on their journey to ascend across the multiverse.
The adult swimming series has made a name for itself because of its humor and exciting plot.