‘Rick and Morty’ Co-Creator Justin Roiland Dealing with Felony Home Violence Expenses

It appears we’ve simply jumped into the worst timeline, Morty! Justin Roiland, the prolific voice actor, co-creator and star of breakout grownup animated sequence Rick and Morty has been charged with home violence for an alleged incident in opposition to an unnamed girlfriend in 2020.

Roiland faces one felony depend of home battery with corporal harm and one felony depend of false imprisonment by menace, violence, fraud and/or deceit, in keeping with Variety. Whereas Roiland had beforehand pled not responsible to the fees, he was seen in courtroom in the present day, Thursday, January 12 for a pre-trial listening to with one other deliberate for April 27.

This information comes at a slightly inconvenient time for the creator and actor, as new present Koala Man on Hulu Authentic simply premiered January 9. The unique 2D animated comedy sequence follows Koala Man, a middle-aged dad, Kevin, and his not-so-secret id, whose solely superpower is a burning ardour for following guidelines and snuffing out petty crime within the city of Dapto. The sequence stars Michael Cusack, Hugh Jackman, Sarah Snook, Jemaine Clement, and Demi Lardner. 

Roiland additionally co-created Hulu’s Photo voltaic Opposites and voices the primary character, Korvo. He has lent his voice to episodes of Journey Time, Gravity Falls, Fish Hooks, The Simpsons, Robotic Hen, and extra. He based animation studio Justin Roiland’s Solo Vainness Card Productions! in addition to Squanch Video games.

Roiland is presently free on a $50,000 bond; an official trial date has not been set.

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