Dopesick Teaser Previews Hulu’s Michael Keaton-Led Miniseries

By | August 9, 2021

Hulu has released the teaser trailer for their forthcoming limited series titled Dopesick, starring Michael Keaton and Rosario Dawson. The series is scheduled to make its debut on October 13.

The Dopesick teaser, which you can check out in the player below, features a pharmaceutical company as they deceived doctors with their so-called “miracle drug” which ultimately led to the worst drug epidemic in American history. It also highlights the people who tried to take down those responsible for America’s struggle with opioid addiction.

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Inspired by Beth Macy’s New York Times bestselling book, Dopesick is described as an ambitious, harrowing, and compelling drama that examines how one company triggered the worst drug epidemic in American history. It hails from writer Danny Strong and director Barry Levinson.

“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,” reads the official synopsis, “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 8-episode limited series is being led by Michael Keaton in her return to the small screen after 13 years. Joining him are Peter Sarsgaard, Rosario Dawson, Michael Stuhlbarg, Will Poulter, John Hoogenakker,  Kaitlyn Dever, Phillipa Soo, and Jake McDorman.

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Dopesick is executive produced by Keaton, Strong, Levinson, John Goldwyn, Warren Littlefield, Beth Macy, and Karen Rosenfelt. The series is a production of FOX 21 Television Studios.