Justin Roiland is also in charge of writing ‘Solar Opposites’, a series available on Disney +.
Justin Roiland, co-creator and voice of Rick in Rick and Morty, has appeared in court this past Thursday, January 12, for a pre-trial hearing after be charged with a felony domestic violence crime.
The charges are related to an incident that occurred in 2020, according to a criminal complaint filed by the Orange County District Attorney, of which Roiland He has pleaded totally not guilty.
NBC News has had access to the complaint charging him with felony domestic violence with bodily harm and a felony false imprisonment by threat, violence, fraud and/or deception.
However, it is not the first time that one of the creators of rick and morty engages in alleged criminal behavior because in 2018, the series’ other creator, Dan Harmon, came under fire for an alleged TV pilot he created in which he travels back in time to sexually assault serial killers as children in an attempt to thwart future crimes.
This wonderful animated series promises one season a year and “lasts forever” (but rules out being ‘The Simpsons’).
In the video, he was reportedly seen simulating rape with dolls. Harmon later issued a statement about the video, apologizing for its content and the offense he caused. What will happen to Rick and Morty?
If he pleads guilty, Roiland could be in jail for seven years, so the acclaimed adult animation series would be left without a creator and without the mythical voice of Rick. Although throughout these years, we have seen many changes regarding the voices of various characters. As was the case with Big Mouth when Black Lives Matter occurred. And surely Dan Harmon can put himself in charge of the series, so it only remains to know what will happen with this trial.
rick and morty It can be enjoyed in Spain by the hand of HBO Max, where season 6 is available in full.