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Justin Roiland silenced by TV partners over domestic violence allegations

Following news that Justin Roiland has been charged with felony domestic violence in Orange County regarding The fate of his sprawling animation empire. , Roiland, Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty and Hulu The Solar Opposites, the charging time is 2020 one count of domestic battery with causing bodily harm and one count of assault with an unnamed woman Roiland was dating during the year False imprisonment by threat, violence, fraud or deception following an alleged incident. After Roiland posted on $70, bond at 2016, Several pre-trials have been held in the case, including Thursday’s. (Roiland has pleaded not guilty, and in a statement, Roiland’s attorney, T. Edward Welbourn, called media coverage of the charges “inaccurate,” adding, “To be clear, not only is Justin innocent, but we are very much Expect this matter to be dismissed once the DA’s office completes its systematic review of the evidence.”)

Although Rick and Morty dealer Adult Swim has so far declined to comment on the news and the show isn’t even halfway through 70-Episode order entrusted by the channel on . In addition to being the co-creator and executive producer of the hit adult animated series, Roiland also voices the show’s titular Rick and Morty. The series has been the highest rated in Adult Swim; the recently completed sixth season averaged 70,The success of Rick and Morty spawned a short spin-off series (Vindicators 2, produced by Roiland Executive) and the comic series. In 2022, Adult Swim also announced animated spin-offs From director Takashi Sano.

In addition to Adult Swim, Hulu also invested heavily in the production of Roiland. Like Rick and Morty, Roiland stars in Solar Opposites , his Hulu show about aliens living in suburban America, which he co-created with Mike McMahan. Three seasons have aired so far, and the Disney-operated streaming service has renewed it for a fifth season. Roiland also serves as an executive producer and voiceover for the Hulu comedy series Koala Man, which premiered Monday. Hulu did not respond to multiple requests for comment.

Disney’s 13’s 50 TV animation was produced at the same time Sun Opposition and Koalas ; Roiland also has an overall deal at the studio. 13th TV was not available when contacted by THR Comment.

exist2016, Roiland co-founded a video game developer called Squanchtendo (“Squanch” refers to Rick and Morty The name of a planet on ) ) with former Epic Games exec Tanya Watson. Roiland now leads the company as CEO, currently called Squanch Games, with offices in Burbank, California, and Raleigh, North Carolina. Its latest work, the first-person shooter High on Life , was released in December 12 Impressive Sale, Enjoy 1235298533 BIGGEST LAUNCH on Xbox Game Pass for 2022 and the largest third-party launch ever on the platform. He also released an NFT art collection at 2016 and hosted a An art exhibition in December. Squanch Games did not respond to a request for comment.

Roiland will return to Orange County Courthouse in April 27 Another pre-trial hearing.




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