Fans have been anxiously awaiting the release date of Rick and Morty Season 7. The new season was all set to release in 2023. But there has been no official announcement about the new season. So what’s really going on? What do the speculations say about the release date?

Is Rick and Morty Season 7 Releasing in April 2023?

Well, Rick and Morty Season 7 seems to have been delayed. The new season won’t air in April 2023. We looked into Adult Swim’s social media accounts and there has been no notification from them regarding the release date of the new season. Basically, this season got engulfed in controversies even before the shooting commenced.

Why is Justin Roiland No Longer Part Of Rick and Morty Season 7?

Justin Roiland’s exit from the series is the main reason why the season has been delayed. Justin has been part of Rick and Morty since Season 1. Roiland has been the co-creator, and dubbing artist as well as an animator for the series. Justin was pressed with domestic violence charges, which were covered extensively by the media.

So Adult Swim ended their contract with Justin. Justin’s sudden exit left the makers in jeopardy since they had to look for a suitable replacement immediately. Hence the show had to be delayed.

Justin Roiland in Rick and Morty Season 7
Rick and Morty is a cash cow for Cartoon Network

When Will Rick and Morty Season 7  Release?

Rick and Morty is a cash cow for Cartoon Network. Season 6 garnered huge ratings, especially for the age group between 18-49. So if you hear any rumor about Rick and Morty Season 7 cancellation, then that’s fake! Season 7 is expected to air soon. The series has been renewed for 70 episodes.

According to our speculation, Season 7 might be out in December 2023. Usually, every new season of Rick and Morty has aired exactly a year after the previous season ended. Season 6 concluded in December 2022. So the expected release happens to be in December 2023.

Who Will Replace Justin Roiland?

Another trending query in the minds of fans is regarding the replacement of Justin Roiland. It’s an undeniable fact that Justin has been an integral part of the show and seeing him leave in such a manner was disheartening for the fans.

Sean Dorrough’s name is popping up as Justin’s replacement. Sean is a popular TikToker who has millions of followers on the app. He is famous for voicing Rick and Morty in his TikToks. Sean says that he is up to grab the vacant positions.

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