Rick and Morty season 5 would not have a launch date but, however Grownup Swim has already launched a primary take a look at the sequence’ return. An animatic – a primary draft of the animation with placeholder scenes – has been launched, and it runs over 2 minutes in size.
It was launched over the weekend as a part of Grownup Swim Con, a web based occasion, and exhibits Morty carrying a near-death Rick to security throughout an alien planet. The voices of the solid are dubbed excessive of it.
The clip additionally options Rick and Morty encountering Mr Nimbus, a seemingly forgotten nemesis of Rick’s, who’s slightly Aquaman-esque. It is unclear who voices Mr Nimbus, however to us it feels like Arrested Growth’s David Cross. Have a watch:
Throughout a panel concerning the present, co-creator Dan Harmon reportedly stated that Rick and Morty season 5’s scripts are full, and that the writers have moved on to season 6.
In case you’re actually lacking Rick and Morty, Grownup Swim dropped one other deal with for followers: an animated quick movie referred to as Rick and Morty vs Genocider, directed by Takeshi Sano of the the anime Tower of God. It is the newest in a protracted line of authentic animated shorts commissioned alongside the present.
When does Rick and Morty return?
After season three was launched, Rick and Morty took an virtually two-year hiatus earlier than returning for season four, which was frustratingly damaged into two halves. The hope is that season 5 will get right here slightly quicker, and the truth that we’re seeing early animation now makes us hopeful that we’ll see the sequence return both later this yr, or in early 2021.
Rick and Morty was renewed for 70 episodes again in 2018. To date, we have seen simply ten of these, so there are lots to return.