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How ‘Rick and Morty’ Cast Its New Voice Stars

After a nearly six-month search that featured thousands of candidates, newcomers Ian Cardoni and Harry Belden now find themselves squarely in the spotlight after they officially made their debut as the voices of the narcissistic, alcoholic genius Rick and his bumbling grandson Morty, respectively, in the season seven premiere of the Adult Swim animated hit. […]

Dan Harmon Teases ‘Rick and Morty’ Movie, Future Plans

Dan Harmon is as ready as his fans are for the Rick and Morty movie. And those fans include Hollywood heavyweights like Zack Snyder. According to Harmon, the Justice League director once summoned him to Warner Bros. to discuss the potential of doing a Rick and Morty film. “Not him saying, ‘I get to do […]

Dan Harmon Is Ready to Talk About All of It (Including the Justin Roiland Drama)

There was a time, not too long ago, when Dan Harmon shared absolutely everything. His bowel movements inspired tweets and Tumblr entries, his dysfunctional relationship with his then-partner powered hours of podcasts, and his firing from Community, his own cult TV creation, fueled a 21-city bus tour and later a documentary. A life of transparency, […]

‘Rick and Morty’ Season 7 Trailer Reveals New Voice Actors

Adult Swim has revealed the season seven trailer for Rick and Morty and, along with it, the show’s new voice talent for its titular main characters. Below is the first trailer for the new season, which features voice actors replacing co-creator Justin Roiland, who was dismissed from show due to misconduct allegations. In an unusual […]

‘Rick and Morty’ Season 7 Premiere Date Revealed Following Justin Roiland Scandal

Adult Swim announced the seventh season return of its animated hit Rick and Morty — and the network pledges the new episodes will “raise the bar” following the exit of co-creator Justin Roiland. The Emmy-winning sci-fi comedy is coming back Sunday, Oct. 15, at 11 p.m. Like previous recent seasons, the new season will include […]

‘Rick and Morty’ Team Gives Update on Recasting Process Following Justin Roiland’s Dismissal

Rick and Morty held a San Diego Comic-Con panel Friday, where the Adult Swim show’s team gave an update on the casting process following Justin Roiland’s exit amid felony domestic abuse charges that have since been dismissed. “We are closing in on the end of our process of the recast,” said executive producer Steve Levy. […]

Dan Stevens Replaces Justin Roiland in Hulu’s ‘Solar Opposites’ (Exclusive)

Hulu has found its replacement for Justin Roiland in the animated comedy Solar Opposites. Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey, Legion, Gaslit) has been tapped to take over the lead role in the animated series that was originally created by Mike McMahan (Star Trek: Lower Decks) and Roiland, who was ousted in January amid domestic violence charges. […]

Inside the Implosion of Justin Roiland’s Animation Empire

On Jan. 9, Hulu debuted its animated comedy Koala Man, the latest installment in what was then Justin Roiland’s sprawling empire. An absurdist superhero series that features a voice cast with Hugh Jackman and Succession‘s Sarah Snook, the project seemed to cap off a particularly prolific period for its producer. In a matter of months, […]

Justin Roiland Domestic Violence Charges Met With Silence From TV Partners

Now that Justin Roiland has been charged with felony domestic violence in Orange County, several questions remain about the fate of his sprawling animation empire. As NBC News was the first to report Jan. 12, Roiland, the co-creator of Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty and Hulu’s Solar Opposites, was charged in 2020 with one count […]

‘Rick and Morty’ Co-Creator Justin Roiland Facing Domestic Violence Charges

Justin Roiland, the co-creator of Rick and Morty and Solar Opposites, is facing domestic violence charges in Orange County, California, based on an alleged 2020 incident. According to the May 2020 felony complaint, which The Hollywood Reporter has obtained, Roiland has been charged with one count of domestic battery with corporal injury and one count […]

‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Creator Mike McMahan on Raunchiest Scene and Navigating a Protective Fan Base 

When Star Trek: Lower Decks creator Mike McMahan first pitched his idea for the animated sitcom to Trek shepherd Alex Kurtzman, the showrunner says it wasn’t even really a pitch at all.  “It was just a meeting to chat with Alex,” McMahan tells The Hollywood Reporter. “[He] just asked me, ‘What would your dream Star […]

This Week in TV: ‘Lord of the Rings,’ ‘Rick and Morty’

The end of August and the start of September is a pretty light week in terms of TV premieres — but the highest-profile one is really high profile: Prime Video’s mega-budgeted Lord of the Rings series. The Aug. 31-Sept. 6 period also features the return of Rick and Morty and the beginning of the end […]