Michael Keaton is able to shine a highlight on the darkish origin story of America’s opioid disaster.
We’re, in fact, referring to the Oscar-nominated actor’s new drama for Hulu, Dopesick, which examines how the nation’s worst drug epidemic got here to be. Impressed by Beth Macy‘s New York Occasions bestselling guide, the extremely anticipated sequence follows the introduction of Oxycontin as a much less addictive various for ache therapy, and the results this false promise had on a mining neighborhood, Huge Pharma and the DEA.
“I do know most individuals do not take into consideration us up there within the mountains,” Dr. Samuel Finnix (Keaton) says firstly of the brand new trailer, launched Sept. 15. “A lot of my sufferers are miners. It is harmful work, and so they carry the burden of constructing this nation on their backs. They’re in ache.”
As footage exhibits Dr. Finnix treating members of his small-town neighborhood, he provides, “My individuals trusted me. I can not consider what number of of them are useless now.”