Cartoon Network's Rick and Morty has become a pop culture sensation, not only winning hordes of fans but even convincing fast food chains to make adjustments to their menus. One drawback of the series is that it's known to take large gaps between each season, forcing fans to wait 18 months between the series' second and third seasons. According to co-creator Justin Roiland, those gaps will be shortened drastically in the future as they've been locked in for multiple more seasons.
“We‘re super excited that, for the first time ever, we’re locked in, we know what the future is, we have job security,” Roiland shared with Polygon. ”[Co-creator Dan] Harmon is in great spirits, we have a great writer’s room. We want the episodes to stay good, but we do also want to try to turn them around a little quicker now that we have this big order, I think it gives us the ability to be faster. We’re not going to do these long breaks, these chasms in between seasons anymore. We’re going to schedule vacation time and just keep the machine going. It’s going to be really cool.”
Fans are currently awaiting the debut of Season Four, with the previous season having ended last October. Roiland might not have confirmed when the upcoming season will debut, yet he did tease that the writers are currently working on it.
“It’s exciting, it’s a little surreal,” Roiland confessed. ”Even just being in the
Earlier this year, the announcement came that Rick and Morty
A GQ piece from last month implied that Roiland and Harmon weren't in a rush to move forward with a fourth season until they could ensure they were granted the time and budget to deliver a quality product.
“Harmon and Roiland say they're holding out for a contract that grants them immortality. Or, if immortality is unavailable, at least ‘many, many, many more seasons,’ and enough money so that, as
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