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[10/04/21 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 4
Updates include: Hulu orders Sterling K. Brown's "Washington Black" to series; Netflix's "Painkiller" fills out cast; and Damian Lewis confirms his departure from Showtime's "Billions."

[07/08/21 - 12:01 PM]
Uzo Aduba and Matthew Broderick Will Star in "Painkiller," A Netflix Limited Series Inspired by America's Opioid Crisis as It Involves Purdue Pharma
The series co-stars West Duchovny, Dina Shihabi and John Rothman.

[03/29/21 - 08:00 AM]
Peter Berg's Film 44 Sets Up First Look Deal at Netflix
Last year it was announced that Berg will executive produce and direct all episodes of the limited series "Painkiller," a new scripted drama about the origins of the opioid crisis.

[02/18/20 - 12:30 PM]
Netflix Announces "Painkiller", A Gripping New Drama About America's Opioid Crisis from Executive Producer Eric Newman
Peter Berg will direct all eight episodes of the limited series.







PAINKILLER (NETFLIX)
Premieres in TBA 2023 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2022/2023 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (6 episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
limited series
DESCRIPTION:
(from Netflix's web site) A drama series about the origins of the opioid crisis.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ana Cruz Kayne as Brianna Ortiz
· Carolina Bartczak as Lily Kryger
· Dina Shihabi as Britt
· Jack Mulhern as Tyler Kryger
· John Ales as Gregory Fitzgibbons
· John Rothman as Mortimer Sackler
· Matthew Broderick as Richard Sackler
· Ron Lea as Bill Havens
· Sam Anderson as Raymond Sackler
· Taylor Kitsch as Glen Kryger
· Tyler Ritter as John Brownlee
· Uzo Aduba as Edie
· West Duchovny as Shannon
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alex Gibney as EP
· Barry Meier as BOOK/CONS
· Eric Newman as EP
· Micah Fitzerman-Blue as CRTR/EP
· Noah Harpster as CRTR/EP
· Patrick Radden Keefe as BOOK/CONS
· Peter Berg as DIR
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available