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Premiere October 13, 2021
Finale November 17, 2021
Airs streaming
Creator Danny Strong
Network/Provider Hulu
Style 60-minute drama
Company Danny Strong Productions,
The Littlefield Company,
20th Television
Episodes 8
Origin USA
Watch Now Hulu

Dopesick is an eight-episode limited series based on the New York Times bestselling book of the same name by Beth Macy.

Dopesick, an ambitious, harrowing, and compelling look into the epicenter of America's struggle with Opioid addiction, takes viewers from a distressed Virginia mining community, to the hallways of the DEA, and to the opulence of "one percenter" Big Pharma Manhattan. The unsparing yet deeply human portraits of the various affected families and their intersecting stories hold up a mirror to where America is right now, while shining a hopeful light on the heroes battling the worst drug epidemic in American history.



Actor Character
Main Cast
Michael Keaton Dr. Samuel Finnix
Peter Sarsgaard Assistant U.S. Attorney Rick Mountcastle
Kaitlyn Dever Betsy Mallum
Will Poulter Billy
John Hoogenakker Assistant U.S. Attorney Randy Ramseyer
Rosario Dawson Bridget Meyer
Michael Stuhlbarg Richard Sackler
Philippa Soo TBA
Jake McDorman TBA
Supporting/Recurring Cast
Ray McKinnon Jerry Mallum
Cleopatra Coleman Grace Pell
Jaime Ray Newman Kathe Sackler
Andrea Frankle Beth Sackler
Will Chase Michael Friedman
Trevor Long Rudy Giuliani


# Title Released
1 First Bottle October 13, 2021
2 Breakthrough Pain October 13, 2021
3 The 5th Vital Sign October 13, 2021
4 Pseudo-Addiction October 20, 2021
5 The Whistleblower October 27, 2021
6 Hammer the Abusers November 3, 2021
7 Black Box Warning November 10, 2021
8 The People vs. Purdue Pharma November 17, 2021


DVD Releases

There are no DVD releases for this show.

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