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New Dopesick Trailer Highlights America’s Worst Drug Epidemic

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Hulu has finally released a new trailer for Dopesick which is a limited series handled by Danny Strong and Barry Levinson. The series about America’s opioid crisis fueled by drug giants is slated to debut on October 13.

In a new trailer released along with the poster, they show the characters played by Michael Keaton, Rosario Dawson, and Peter Sarsgaard as they try to fight the greed and deception of the big pharmaceutical companies, which have claimed the lives of many people, most of whom were fallen hard workers. into their trap called “miracle medicine”.

Dopesick is an eight-episode mini-series based on a non-fiction book, ‘Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America’ by Beth Macy. Macy’s book is a New York Times bestseller, and was named Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post. This book explores the opioid epidemic in the United States for decades through multiple perspectives.

The limited series will be directed by Academy Award-winning director Barry Levinson (Paterno, Rain Man). This series stars Michael Keaton, Peter Sarsgaard, Kaitlyn Dever, Will Poulter, John Hoogenakker, Rosario Dawson, and Michael Stuhlbarg. Also joining in recurring roles are Phillipa Soo (Hamilton), Jake McDoran (Shameless), Ray McKinnon (Deadwood), Cleopatra Coleman (The Last Man on Earth), Jaime Ray Newman (General Hospital), Andrea Frankle, Will Chase (Nashville) , Rebecca Wisocky (Devious Maids), Meagen Fay (Two and a Half Men), and Trevor Long (Ozark) will play Rudy Giuliani.

Dopesick Released this October, it will deliver an ambitious, chilling and compelling look at the epicenter of America’s struggle with Opioid addiction, taking viewers from the depressed Virginia mining community, to the aisles of the DEA, and to the glitz of Manhattan’s Big Pharma. The tireless yet profound human portraits of the various affected families and their conflicting stories mirror where America is today while shining a light on the heroes battling the worst drug epidemic in American history.

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