HULU’S “DOPESICK” FINALE IS HERE! The Dopesick finale premieres today! All eight episodes are now available to stream on Hulu. @dopesickonhulu #Dopesickhulu

HULU’S “DOPESICK” FINALE IS HERE! The Dopesick finale premieres today! All eight episodes are now available to stream on Hulu. @dopesickonhulu | #Dopesickhulu

Synopsis: From Executive Producer Danny Strong and starring and executive produced by Michael Keaton, “Dopesick” examines how one company triggered the worst drug epidemic in American history. The series takes viewers to the epicenter of America’s struggle with opioid addiction, from the boardrooms of Big Pharma, to a distressed Virginia mining community, to the hallways of the DEA. Defying all the odds, heroes will emerge in an intense and thrilling ride to take down the craven corporate forces behind this national crisis and their allies. The limited series is inspired by the New York Times bestselling book by Beth Macy.

Cast: The eight-episode series stars Michael Keaton, Peter Sarsgaard, Michael Stuhlbarg, Will Poulter, John Hoogenakker, with Kaitlyn Dever and Rosario Dawson. Guest stars include Phillipa Soo, Jake McDorman, Raul Esparza, Mare Winningham, Ray McKinnon, and Cleopatra Coleman.

“Dopesick” is written by Emmy winner, Danny Strong (“Empire,” “Recount,” “Game Change”). Executive producers for “Dopesick” include Strong, John Goldwyn (“Dexter”), Keaton, Barry Levinson (“Paterno,” “Rain Main”), Warren Littlefield (“The Handmaid’s Tale,” “Fargo,” “The Old Man”), Beth Macy (“Dopesick”) and Karen Rosenfelt (“Twilight”).


Episode Titles and Loglines
Ep. 101: “First Bottle”
Written by: Danny Strong
Directed by: Barry Levinson
Logline: Richard Sackler begins to launch a powerful new painkiller, a rural doctor is introduced to the drug, a coal miner plans her future, a DEA Agent learns of blackmarket pills, and federal prosecutors decide to open a case into OxyContin.  
 
Ep. 102: “Breakthrough Pain”
Written by: Danny Strong
Directed by: Barry Levinson
Logline: OxyContin is on the market but faces a potential threat, Purdue’s vast influence reaches the town of Finch Creek, Bridget steps outside her DEA authority, and the criminal investigation of OxyContin begins.  
 
Ep. 103: “The 5th Vital Sign”
Written by: Danny Strong & Beth Macy
Directed by: Michael Cuesta
Logline: Doctor Finnix begins to taper Betsy off OxyContin, Bridget sees the toll the drug is taking on communities, Rick and Randy investigate the world of “pain societies”, and with sales climbing, Richard Sackler makes bigger plans for his new drug. 
 
Ep. 104: “Pseudo-Addiction”
Written by: Jessica Mecklenburg
Directed by: Michael Cuesta
Logline: Sky-high OxyContin sales are threatened by reports of abuse, prosecutors investigate a claim central to OxyContin marketing, and Finnix begins to question the safety of the drug. 
 
Ep. 105: “The Whistleblower”
Written by: Danny Strong & Benjamin Rubin
Directed by: Patricia Riggen
Logline: With OxyContin abuse spreading across the country, Bridget brings the fight to Purdue while Rick and Randy seek to find a whistleblower within Purdue to tie their case together. 
 
Ep. 106: “Hammer the Abusers”
Written by: Danny Strong & Eoghan O’Donnell
Directed by: Patricia Riggen
Logline: Richard Sackler faces a catastrophic challenge to Purdue’s bottom line, Bridget takes her fight to the FDA, Finnix reassesses his life as Betsy struggles to kick her addiction, and Rick and Randy find a bombshell piece of evidence. 
 
Ep. 107: “Black Box Warning”
Written by: Danny Strong & Beth Macy
Directed by: Danny Strong
Logline: Richard Sackler and Purdue work the system to prevent their drug from being reigned in, Bridget has a breakthrough in her mission, Betsy has hit rock-bottom while Finnix explores new avenues, and Rick & Randy ready their criminal case. 

Ep. 108: “The People vs. Purdue Pharma”
Written by: Danny Strong
Directed by: Danny Strong
Logline: Rick and Randy’s criminal investigation now threatens Richard Sackler’s empire, activists take action against Purdue, and Finnix tries to heal his beloved community that’s been ravaged by addiction.