Hulu Cuts Ties With ‘Rick And Morty’ Animator Justin Roiland

Hulu has ended its relationship with animator Justin Roiland, in the future after Grownup Swim introduced he would now not be concerned with the favored animated collection “Rick and Morty.”

The transfer follows studies that Roiland is going through two felony home violence fees, first reported by NBC Information earlier this month.

Though Roiland was a producer and voice actor on two Hulu reveals, “Photo voltaic Opposites” and “Koala Man,” that’s now not the case, based on a terse assertion from the streamer.

“We’ve ended our affiliation with Justin Roiland,” the assertion mentioned.

Like “Rick and Morty,” the 2 reveals will proceed with out his involvement.

Roiland’s departure from all of his reveals comes as he awaits trial on one felony rely of home battery with corporal harm and one felony rely of false imprisonment by menace, violence, fraud and/or deceit.

The costs have been initially filed in Could 2020, and Roiland was arrested and launched on a $50,000 bond in August 2020.

At his arraignment in October of that yr, Roiland pleaded not responsible to the fees, based on NBC Information.

T. Edward Welbourn, a member of Roiland’s authorized staff, instructed HuffPost earlier this month that “not solely is Justin harmless however we even have each expectation that this matter is heading in the right direction to be dismissed as soon as the District Lawyer’s workplace has full its methodical assessment of the proof.”

He didn’t reply to requests for remark about Grownup Swim’s and Hulu’s selections to half methods with Roiland.

Roiland’s subsequent court docket listening to is scheduled for April 27.