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Hulu also severed ties with Justin Roiland amid the domestic violence accusation

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Hulu announced today that they are discontinuing work with Justin Roiland following news that he was charged with felony domestic violence earlier this month. tea Rick and Morty The co-creator and star, who was knocked down by Adult Swim just yesterday, also co-created and voiced the animated series for Hulu. Solar opposites.

“We have ended our relationship with Justin Roiland,” read a statement from 20th Television Animation and Hulu Originals (via Deadline).

Roiland was charged in 2020 and pleaded not guilty. However, many court documents relating to the case were never opened, and the information was not made public until after he appeared in court on January 12 as part of a pre-trial hearing. He faces one felony count of domestic battery with bodily injury and one felony count of false imprisonment by means of threat, violence, fraud and/or deception. The charges stem from a 2020 incident in which he was accused of starting a violent fight with Jane Doe, whom he was dating; She later obtained a protective order against him. Roiland faces up to seven years in prison if convicted.


In addition to co-creation Rick and Morty Along with Dan Harmon, Roiland also voiced each of the title characters. Those roles will need to be recast, however, as the Smash series signed a 70-episode deal with Adult Swim back in 2018, greenlighting a total of 10 seasons. Season six of Rick and Morty It premiered last September. At the time of publication, Hulu has not commented on Fate Solar opposites Plus a new animated series koala man Which also stars Roiland.

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