On Tuesday, October 5, 2021 in NYC at the Museum of Modern Art, there was a Screening and Panel with the cast of the upcoming Hulu series, Dopesick.
From Executive Producer Danny Strong and starring and executive produced by Michael Keaton, Dopesick examines how one company triggered the worst drug epidemic in American history. The series takes 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. Defying all the odds, heroes will emerge in an intense and thrilling ride to take down the craven corporate forces behind this national crisis and their allies. The limited series is inspired by the New York Times bestselling book by Beth Macy.
The eight-episode series stars Michael Keaton, Peter Sarsgaard, Michael Stuhlbarg, Will Poulter, John Hoogenakker, with Kaitlyn Dever and Rosario Dawson. Guest stars include Phillipa Soo and Jake McDorman.
“Dopesick” is written by Emmy winner, Danny Strong ( Empire, Recount, Game Change ) and directed by Oscar winner, Barry Levinson ( PATERNO, RAIN MAN ) Executive producers for Dopesick include Strong, John Goldwyn ( Dexter ), Keaton, Levinson, Warren Littlefield ( The Handmaid’s Tale, Fargo, The Old Man ), Beth Macy (“Dopesick”) and Karen Rosenfelt (TWILIGHT).
The series premieres October 13, 2021 on Hulu.