If you’re a fan of thrillers, Dopesick is a perfect choice. The miniseries portrays the story of poor people wrongly guided by the most educated group of society.
The Dopesick movie is dealing with the defeat by drug outbreak in American history that is the Opioid Crisis. The Hulu network releases Dopesick. The series consists of eight episodes. The series creators focused on the great pace of use of the drug. The drug called Oxycontin has addictive properties. Oxycontin effects lasted longer than other drugs.
The motive of the doctors and drug companies in the series is to sell the opioid to the small class laborers because of the addictive property. This series is based on a non-fiction book named Dopesick dealers-Doctors and Drug companies that Addicted America by Beth Macey. The whole nation was washed in the addictive nature of the Oxycontin drug. The doctors prescribed the people for the use of such addictions.
Storyline of Dopesick
The series is based on the Americans’ struggle with Opioid addiction. It involves the doctors and the drug companies who all tried to trick America and lead into an Opioid addicted nation. Dopesick is a miniseries telling the story of the Native Americans to fight against the addiction which they once adapted. Doctors and drug companies in the series are supposed to convince the patient’s and prescribe them to take Oxycontin-a painkiller even for some minor injuries.
Richard developed and marketed the heinous drug. Richard is the son of a Purdue pharma companies producer. Richard in the sake of money marketed the drug and he wanted to earn a great estimation of money by selling OxyContin. By the 2000s, a major number of deaths occurred because of consumption of the longer-acting drug with a large number of side effects, such as most addictive.
The drug companies and doctors paid for their sins when a noble and patriot journalist, Macey took the initiative to save people for his land. The ordinary population of America started becoming slaves of the drug. The thrill of the series lies in a fact when the famous celebrity comes under the control of the opioid drug.
How does his mother deal with the situation after seeing her only son in that state? Watch as soon as it is released to know more and answer all your curious questions about the series.
The Cast of the Dopesick
Peter Sarsgaard (as Rick Mountcastle), Will Poulter (as Billy), Michael Keaton (as Samuel Finnix), Kaitlyn Dever (as Betsy Mallum). The American drama was released by Hulu and is written and developed by Danny Strong. The flexible and famous Director of Dopesick is Barry Levinson. Jake McDorman is also being cast in the series.
Release Date of Dopesick
Dopesick is a miniseries consisting of eight small episodes. The first three episodes of the series will be released on October 13, 2021. The rest of the episodes will be streamed weekly on the official channel. The trailer may arouse many butterflies in the tummy of the viewers.