(Mini-Series) - Meet The Dealers, Doctors, And The Drug Company That Addicted America.
DOPESICK is an American docudrama miniseries created by Danny Strong based on the nonfiction book Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America by Beth Macy.
The eight-episode series is available on Hulu and explores the epicenter of America's struggle with opioid addiction, from the boardrooms of Purdue Pharma, to a distressed Virginia mining community and to the hallways of the DEA. The series stars Michael Keaton. Purdue Pharma, the maker of the highly addictive painkiller OxyContin, was dissolved on September 15, 2021 in a bankruptcy settlement that will require the company's owners, members of the Sackler family, to turn over billions of dollars of their fortune to address the deadly opioid epidemic.