Back in June, CBS Television Studios announced it had signed a five-year deal with Star Trek: Discovery co-creator and executive producer Alex Kurtzman, who would develop a number of future entries in the utopian TV franchise. At the time, it was reported that those shows would include a soapier Starfleet Academy show from the creators of Gossip Girl and Marvel’s Runaways; two limited series, including one based on The Wrath of Khan; and an animated series. Today, the studio announced more details on that animated project: it’ll be an adult cartoon called Star Trek: Lower Decks, created by Rick and Morty head writer Mike McMahan. Described as focusing on “the support crew serving on one of Starfleet’s least important ships,” the new series takes its name from a seventh season episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, in which the actions of the senior staff (and stars of the show) are seen through the eyes of the ship’s junior crew members. McMahan, … [Read more...] about Rick and Morty’s head writer is making an animated Star Trek series
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As Rick And Morty’s sole composer, Ryan Elder has been responsible for the show’s most iconic and moving musical moments. Because we’re huge fans of his, Elder invited us over to his L.A. studio to talk about his personal favorite musical moments from the show’s history. 5. The Arbolian Mentirososians’ best effort from “Get Schwifty” “I purposely made it as dumb and cheesy, and rudimentary as possible.” 4. The Rick And Morty theme “I originally wrote it for a different pitch that Justin was doing for a different network. [The show was about] a world where dogs have evolved from men, kind of.” 3. “African Dream Pop” from “Rick Potion #9" “I had to go and figure out what [African dream pop] meant and basically invent a genre that was a joke, but had to sound like a real genre that was believable.” 2. “Unity Says Goodbye” from “Auto Erotic Assimilation” “I spent a … [Read more...] about Rick And Morty’s top 5 musical moments, ranked by show composer
Pickle Rick? How about Pickle Kim and Kanye? On Tuesday, rapper Kanye West tweeted out an image of himself and wife Kim Kardashian drawn in the familiar cartoony style of Rick and Morty. West didn't identify the artist, but the image was first tweeted out by Twitter user Nikki Nebula, with the message, "I drew Kim and Kanye Rick and Morty style traveling through the dimensions together with their portal gun!" Nikki Nebula did not immediately respond to a request for comment.The image earned more than 120,000 likes in less than a day and had many fans speculating that Kanye could become an animated character in a future Rick and Morty episode. More on Rick and Morty Rick and Morty tweets out Pickle Rick episode blooper reel Rick and Morty deliver creepy birthday card to Kanye West Rick and Morty writers are back at work, share video And that might not be too far-fetched. When reached for comment, a representative for Adult Swim said only, "We'll keep you posted." … [Read more...] about Will Kanye West make an appearance on Rick and Morty?
Turns out there were a few sour moments in Rick and Morty's infamous 2017 Pickle Rick episode. More Rick and Morty Rick and Morty writers are back at work, share video Rick and Morty back in production, pledges no more long waits Rick and Morty deliver creepy birthday card to Kanye West The official Twitter account for the Adult Swim animated show shared a blooper reel on Monday of one particular line that co-creator Justin Roiland just couldn't deliver. In the episode, Roiland, who voices both Rick and Morty, had turned himself into a pickle to avoid family therapy. This makes sense in Rick and Morty Land. But then as Pickle Rick, he has to tell his daughter he understands why his awkward grandson Morty might not trust him, and he just loses it time after time. It's a two-minute laugh riot for Rick and Morty fans as Roiland desperately tries to regain his composure.There's no set date for when Rick and Morty will return, but we do know the writers are back at work. … [Read more...] about Rick and Morty tweets out Pickle Rick episode blooper reel
Rick and Morty fans are on a roll of good news, and here's more. Series co-creator Justin Roiland and writer/producer Mike McMahan will be creating a new Hulu original series, Solar Opposites. In a tweet sent Tuesday, the streaming network described the new show as "an adult animated series about aliens from a better world who must take refuge in middle America," and said it would debut in 2020.According to Deadline, Roiland will also lead the voice cast, playing characters named Terry and Korvo. Other characters will be played by Sean Giambrone, who voiced Jeff on the animated show Clarence, and Mary Mack, who's done voice work on Aqua Teen Hunger Force and Golan the Insatiable. A report from Variety says Hulu has agreed to two seasons. More on Rick and Morty Rick and Morty releases season 4 teaser, plans live concert Rick and Morty back in production, pledges no more long waits Rick and Morty episode goes for the gross-out McMahan corrected fans who were confused about … [Read more...] about Rick and Morty duo lands alien animated comedy at Hulu