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Dopesick Season 2 Release Date: Is The Show Returning?

Dopesick Season 2
Dopesick Season 2

The Dopesick is a Drama Mini-Series originated in the United States. The show is based on the non-fiction book called Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America. The book was written by Beth Marcy. The show was created by Danny Strong and produced by him along with John Goldwyn, Warren Littlefield, Karen Rosenfelt, Barry Levinson, Beth Marcy, and Michael Keaton. Every new episode air on Hulu every Wednesday. Here, today, we are going to give you all the latest information about Dopesick Season 2.

Each episode is 57- 65 minutes long being 8 episodes in the first season. The show was released on Hulu on October 13, 2021. The show has a rating of 8.5 ratings out of 10 on IMDB and 79% on Rotten Tomatoes and 75% Google Users liked the show. The storyline of the show is unique and proves to be passionate and affecting. The series has great performances and effective dialogue delivery.

Dopesick Season 2 Release Date

Dopesick Season 2
Dopesick

The first three episodes of the show were released on Hulu on 13th October 2021. The show has not been renewed for the second season yet but owing to the popularity of the show, it is expected from the makers to officially announce the Dopesick Season 2. However, if the makers decided to go with the next season, it would probably start shooting in somewhere around the summer of 2022. The season is expected to hit our screens on the last few months of 2022 or the early months of 2023. The second season is also expected to have 8 episodes just like the first season.

Dopesick Season 2 Plot

The series tells the story of a single drug company, which, later, became the cause of the worst drug epidemic in the United States in American history. The epidemic, then, caused a large number of deaths in America. Richard Sackler developed a new painkiller and launched it. A rural doctor came across this new powerful painkiller and a coal miner is determined to plan her future. However, there was a black market for the pills and a DEA Agent learned about it and federal prosecutors decided to open the file into OxyContin.

There is a lot of demand for OxyContin in the market but faces a threat. Prude’s vast influence reaches the market, Bridget steps outside her DEA authority and the investigation of OxyContin begins. Doctor Finnix starts examining OxyContin and Bridget realizes that the drug is impacting the communities and the whole nation. Rick and Randy investigate the case. On the other hand, Richard Sackler has much bigger plans for his new drug.

The series talks about the struggle of the United States with addiction to drugs and also takes the viewers to the hallways of DEA.

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Dopesick Season 2 Cast

Dpesick cast
Cast of Dopesick

The cast includes Michael Keaton as Dr. Samuel Finnix, Peter Sarsgaard as Rick Mountcastle, Michael Stuhlbarg as Richard Sackler, Will Poulter as Billy Cutler, John Hoogenakker as Randy Ramseyer, Kaitlyn Dever as Betsy Mallum, and Rosario Dawson as Bridget Meyer.

Recurring stars of the show includes Jake McDorman, Ray McKinnon, Cleopatra Coleman, Will Chase, Phillipa Soo, Jaime Ray Newman, Andrea Frankie, Rebecca Wisocky, Meagen Fay and Trevor Long.

Dopesick season 2 Trailer

Since the show has not been renewed for the second season, there is no trailer or teaser for the second season. However, if you want to you could watch the trailer of the first season by clicking on the link given above. The official trailer was released on September 15 making Michael Keaton’s fans crazy as this would be the actor’s first TV role. If you liked the trailer, you can stream the show on Hulu.

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