Michael Keaton’s Dopesick Exposes Big Pharma’s Wicked WaysTheWrap

There have been hundreds of documentaries, news stories and books about the opioid crisis, all detailing the general horrific data as well as the specific, life-altering and too often life-ending consequences of OxyContin addiction. But it’s one thing to read about these stories and watch them play out with strangers; it’s another to see an … Read more

‘Dopesick’ Recap: Series Premiere on Hulu, Episode 1, Michael Keaton

RELATED STORIES There are many moving pieces in Hulu’s new limited series Dopesick. What makes it a compelling watch is the way the drama focuses on the residents of a small and fictional Appalachian town ravaged by opioid addiction. Key among them are Dr. Samuel Finnix (Michael Keaton) and his patient Betsy Mallum (Kaitlyn Dever), … Read more

Michael Keaton confronts US opioid crisis in ‘Dopesick’ – Manila Bulletin

US actor Michael Keaton attends the Hulu premiere of “Dopesick” at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) on October 4, 2021 in New York City. – Before he became Batman, Michael Keaton made his dramatic film debut in “Clean and Sober,” an unflinching look at drug addiction during the United States’ 1980s cocaine craze. Three … Read more

Now streaming: ‘Dopesick,’ ‘The Velvet Underground,’ ‘Free Guy,’ spooky shows and more

Here’s what’s new on Video on Demand, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and other services. Top streams of the week “Dopesick” (TV-MA), based on a nonfiction book by Beth Macy, looks at OxyContin, Big Pharma and how the opioid crisis ravaged rural America through a limited series drama. Michael Keaton, Peter Sarsgaard and Rosario Dawson star. … Read more

Peter Sarsgaard, John Hoogenakker, & Jake McDorman Interview: Dopesick

Dopesick stars Peter Sarsgaard, John Hoogenakker, & Jake McDorman chat about their dynamic onscreen and the vast ensemble of Hulu’s new miniseries. Dopesick, an 8 episode miniseries that dives into America’s battle with opioids, premieres October 13 on Hulu. Adapted for television by Danny Strong (Empire), the series is based on the highly acclaimed book by … Read more

DOPESICK (2021) TV Mini-series Trailer: Michael Keaton stars as a Doctor During America’s Opioid Crisis [Hulu]

Dopesick Trailer Hulu‘s Dopesick (2021) TV mini-series trailer has been released. The Dopesick trailer stars Michael Keaton, Peter Sarsgaard, Michael Stuhlbarg, Will Poulter, John Hoogenakker, Kaitlyn Dever, Rosario Dawson, Phillipa Soo, and Jake McDorman. Crew Michael Cuesta, Barry Levinson, Patricia Riggen, and Danny Strong directed two episodes each of Dopesick. Danny Strong wrote the screenplays … Read more

Dopesick Trailer Starring Michael Keaton Reveals the Horrors of the Opioid Crisis

As we all learned with The Handmaid’s Tale, Hulu doesn’t shy away from gritty dramas. For its next series, the streaming platform is tackling America’s opioid crisis prompted by a major drug company. Dopesick is coming to Hulu this October. Based on “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America,” the best-selling book … Read more