Netflix’s “Painkiller” – Date & First Look Debut
DATE ANNOUNCEMENT & FIRST LOOK DEBUT
Netflix’s new limited series premieres August 10 on Netflix
A fictionalized retelling of events, PAINKILLER is a scripted limited series that explores some of the origins and aftermath of the opioid crisis in America, highlighting the stories of the perpetrators, victims, and truth-seekers whose lives are forever altered by the invention of OxyContin. An examination of crime, accountability, and the systems that have repeatedly failed hundreds of thousands of Americans, PAINKILLER is based on the book PAIN KILLER by Barry Meier and the New Yorker Magazine article ‘The Family That Built the Empire of Pain’ by Patrick Radden Keefe. Executive produced by Eric Newman, Pete Berg, Alex Gibney, and showrunners/creators Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster. Starring Uzo Aduba, Matthew Broderick, Taylor Kitsch, Dina Shihabi, and West Duchovny.
Painkiller is an upcoming television series, acting as a spin-off of Black Lightning. It is currently in development for ...
Episodes: 6 episodes x 1 hour
Executive Produced by: Eric Newman, Peter Berg, Alex Gibney and Creators / Showrunners / Writers Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster
Directed by: Peter Berg
Consulting Producer / Based on the book by Barry Meier
Executive Producer / Based on The New Yorker Magazine article ‘The Family That Built the Empire of Pain’ by Patrick Radden Keefe
Starring: Uzo Aduba, Matthew Broderick, Taylor Kitsch, Dina Shihabi, West Duchovny, John Rothman
Guest Stars: Clark Gregg, Jack Mulhern, Sam Anderson, Ana Cruz Kayne, Brian Markinson, Noah Harpster, John Ales, Johnny Sneed, Tyler Ritter
Filming Location: Toronto
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