Hulu has given a straight-to-series order to “Dopestick,” an 8 episode limited series based totally on Beth Macy’s bestselling book “Dopestick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America” and starring Michael Keaton. Written by using Danny Strong (“The Handmaid’s Tale”), directed through Barry Levinson, and slated to most reliable in 2021, “Dopestick” is described as an ambitious, harrowing, and compelling look into the epicenter of America’s war with Opioid dependancy. It takes visitors from a distressed Virginia mining community, to the hallways of the DEA, and to the opulence of “one percenter” Big Pharma Manhattan.
The logline: The unsparing yet deeply human portraits of the various affected families and their intersecting stories keep up a replicate to wherein America is right now, while shining a hopeful mild on the heroes battling the worst drug epidemic in American history. Keaton will play Samuel Finnix, an old-college medical doctor who strategies his exercise with kindness and compassion, but unearths himself embroiled in Big Pharma’s deadly mystery.
Dopestick by Beth Macy. BETH’S STAFF PICK. An instant New York Times bestseller, Dopesick is the only book to tell the full story of the opioid crisis.
Dopestick. Original Mix. $1.29. Link: Embed: Artists LUXE. Release. $11.99. Length 3:58; Released 2010-04-06; BPM 119; Key F min; Genre Electronica.
Dopesick explores the greed and shame of US Big Pharma. Updated / Wednesday,