INTRODUCTION OF THE SERIES DOPESICK SEASON 2 ON HULU;
DOPESICK SEASON 2: Dopesick is a Danny Strong-created American drama miniseries based on Beth Macy’s non-fiction book Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America. On October 13, 2021, Hulu released the first three episodes of the eight-episode series.
THE PLOT OF THE SERIES DOPESICK SEASON 2 ON HULU;
Dopesick is a documentary on the opioid epidemic’s far-reaching consequences. Richard Sackler, who was the CEO of Purdue Pharma at the time OxyContin was developed; a rural doctor who is introduced to the drug and begins prescribing it to help the coal mine workers in his town, including a young woman; and a DEA agent and prosecutor’s pursuit of justice against those responsible for the drug will all be featured in the miniseries.
“A rural doctor is introduced to the drug, a coal miner contemplates her future, a DEA agent learns of black market pills, and federal prosecutors decide to commence an investigation into OxyContin,” says Richard Sackler.
THE CASTS OF THE SERIES DOPESICK SEASON 2 ON HULU;
Michael Keaton, Rosario Dawson, Michael Stuhlbarg, Kaitlyn Dever, Will Poulter, and Peter Sarsgaard star in Dopesick, which has an outstanding cast of performers to portray this epic story. Dr. Samuel Finnix, played by Keaton, is a fictional figure who symbolizes many doctors who began giving OxyContin to their patients as a less addictive drug.
Finnix works as a doctor in the little Virginia mining town where the series is set. He is a respected member of the community, which makes the inevitable harm the drug will cause him all the more agonizing.
Betsy Mallum, played by Kaitlyn Dever, is another member of that community. She isa young miner in town who is prescribed OxyContin by Dr. Finnix. Betsy will give viewers a firsthand peek at what it’s like to be addicted to OxyContin.
Richard Sackler, the former president of Purdue Pharma, is played by Michael Stuhlbarg. Meanwhile, Will Poulter and Phillipa Soo play Purdue representatives in charge of selling the medicine.
Peter Sarsgaard and John Hoogenakker portray U.S. Attorneys Rick Mount castle and Randy Ramseyer, who are on a mission to investigate and prosecute those responsible for the opioid epidemic. Jake McDorman as John Brownlee and Will Chase as Michael Friedman both appear in every episode of Dopesick.
INFORMATION ABOUT THE RELEASE DATE AND TRAILER OF THE SERIES DOPESICK SEASON 2 ON HULU;
Hulu has yet to decide whether to cancel or renew Dopesick for a second season.