Rick And Morty Will Proceed On Grownup Swim With out Justin Roiland

Within the wake of prices made in opposition to Roiland that embody home battery, corporal damage, and false imprisonment by menace, violence, fraud, or deceit, the sequence co-creator has now formally been eliminated as co-showrunner of the sequence, per THR. Dan Harmon, who made the present with Roiland in 2013, is anticipated to proceed on as sole showrunner. Roiland’s identify will apparently nonetheless be required to look within the credit as a sequence co-creator, although, simply as Louis C.Okay.’s identify nonetheless appeared within the “Higher Issues” credit even after Pamela Adlon took full management of that sequence after her co-creator’s misconduct got here to mild.

Roiland was arrested for the alleged battery incident in query in Orange County in 2020, however the prices solely got here to mild publicly earlier this month. Since then, a number of allegations of sexual misconduct have been made in opposition to the creator, and stories additionally revealed that Roiland’s firm Squanch Video games was concerned in a now-settled sexual harassment and wrongful termination lawsuit from a former worker in 2018 (per NME).

Roiland’s lawyer, T. Edward Welbourn, maintained Roiland’s innocence on the costs in query in an announcement earlier this month. Whereas Grownup Swim’s assertion solutions animation followers’ questions on the way forward for “Rick & Morty,” no announcement has been made about the way forward for the Hulu present that Roiland co-created and stars in, “Photo voltaic Opposites.”


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