Taika Waititi stars within the first clip from Rick and Morty season four

Rick and Morty is again. Simply in time for San Diego Comedian-Con, Grownup Swim launched our first take a look at the present’s fourth season.

Launched Friday afternoon, the primary clip from season four stars Thor: Ragnarok and Hunt for the Wilderpeople director Taika Waititi as an app-developing alien intern who argues with Rick and Jerry about taking an app down from “the server.”

The present, which was renewed for 70 extra episodes after its third season resulted in 2017, will return later this yr. Co-creators Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon informed Leisure Weekly than the almost two-year hiatus would seemingly be the longest we’ll must go with out Rick and Morty for some time.

“I believe it’s secure to say with out concern of being unsuitable that the hole between seasons three and 4 would be the longest, and final time that it’s ever so lengthy that it’s ridiculous,” Harmon informed Leisure Weekly. “I don’t understand how quick we are able to do it, however I do know it’ll by no means be this lengthy once more.”

“To not get anybody’s hopes up, however it’s structured into our deal that if we’re going robust and quick there are alternatives to ship extra episodes at a time. Grownup Swim can say, “These are on time and nice. Do you need to do extra as an alternative of taking a break?” And we are able to then do extra,” Harmon added. “I’d wish to see that day. Simply understanding it’s attainable makes me looking forward to it. I really feel like a naughty boy once I’m late.”

Together with Waititi, different confirmed visitor stars for season four embrace Sam Neil, Paul Giamatti and Kathleen Turner. Neil will seemingly be in the identical episode because the one featured within the clip above — Roiland stated the 2 New Zealanders could be enjoying members of the identical species (which he described as having a “kiwi taste.”)

For followers hoping Rick and Morty will final without end, Harmon speculated that the present might go on after the co-creators’ present deal for 70 new episodes is full (if individuals are nonetheless watching it).

“Positive I’ll finish it!,” he stated. “However I don’t know that will be on 70. I’d be equally unsurprised for those who informed me that this factor goes for 20 years. I wouldn’t balk at that in any respect. If it nonetheless feels proper, let’s do it.”

The present is predicted to return for a 10-episode run within the fall, although Grownup Swim has but to announce an official premiere date.

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