September 19, 2021

‘Dopesick’ trailer: Hulu miniseries starring Michael Keaton tackles opioid epidemic

Hulu’s drama miniseries “Dopesick” tackles certainly one of America’s biggest modern-day horrors: the opioid epidemic.

From government producer Danny Sturdy and starring and government produced by Michael Keaton, the eight-episode sequence chronicles how Purdue Pharma launched OxyContin and triggered the worst drug epidemic in historical past.

The restricted sequence is predicated on the bestselling nonfiction guide “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America” by Beth Macy. The sequence transports viewers “to the epicenter of America’s struggle with opioid addiction, from the boardrooms of Big Pharma to a distressed Virginia mining community to the hallways of the DEA,” in accordance with Hulu.

The sequence additionally stars Peter Sarsgaard, Michael Stuhlbarg, Will Poulter, John Hoogenakker, Kaitlyn Dever and Rosario Dawson. Visitor stars embrace Phillipa Soo and Jake McDorman.

The primary three episodes of “Dopesick” premiere Wednesday, Oct. 13 on Hulu.

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