Rick & Morty Season 7 Gets Official Release Date, Justin Roiland to Be Recast

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By Black Widow

Rick & Morty fans have reason to celebrate as Adult Swim officially announced the premiere date for Rick & Morty Season 7, following the conclusion of Season 6 in December 2022. However, there’s a significant twist in the tale as co-creator and original star Justin Roiland will be recast due to legal issues.

Rick & Morty Season 7 Premiere Date

Adult Swim has unveiled that Rick & Morty Season 7 is set to premiere on Sunday, October 15, at 11 pm ET/8 pm PT. This announcement was met with great excitement from fans eagerly anticipating the next installment of this beloved sci-fi meta-comedy series.

A Playful Season 7 Description

The official description for Season 7, shared via The Hollywood Reporter, humorously acknowledged the controversy surrounding Justin Roiland’s recasting while hinting at the return of the characters to their quintessential form: “Rick and Morty are back and sounding more like themselves than ever!”

The description playfully touched upon potential plotlines, including Jerry’s mysterious fate and the intriguing possibility of an “EVIL Summer.”

Additionally, it teased whether the duo would revisit their high school adventures. The description humorously concluded by suggesting that this season might feature “probably less piss than last season,” a nod to the show’s trademark irreverent humor.

A Commitment to Excellence

Michael Ouweleen, President of Adult Swim, expressed his confidence in the upcoming season, promising that it would “raise the bar for comedy and animation.” He lauded the talents of the show’s team and conveyed his belief that Rick & Morty was just getting started, dispelling concerns about the impact of Justin Roiland’s departure from his lead role.

The Ongoing Search for Roiland’s Replacement

While the identity of the actor who will replace Justin Roiland remains a closely guarded secret, it’s evident that the voice lines for Season 7 have already been recorded.

Adult Swim’s decision to announce the premiere date hints at the completion of this critical casting process. Fans eagerly await news of the new voice actor who will take on the roles of Rick, Morty, and other beloved characters.

Rick & Morty Season 7

Rick & Morty Season 7’s official release date of October 15 has brought joy to fans who have eagerly awaited the return of this beloved show. The decision to recast Justin Roiland, while unexpected, signals the show’s commitment to delivering quality content.

As the premiere date draws near, the excitement surrounding the reveal of Roiland’s replacement continues to grow. Adult Swim’s confidence in the upcoming season assures fans that Rick & Morty remains a dynamic and evolving series. It’s safe to say that the adventures of Rick and Morty are far from over, even with this significant change on the horizon.