The production of the Painkiller series, directed by Peter Berg, lasted from April to November 2021.

Noah Harpster and Micah Fitzerman-Blue created the upcoming American drama limited series ‘Painkiller’.

The series is adapted from Barry Meier’s book ‘Pain Killer: An Empire of Deceit and the Origin of America’s Opioid Epidemic’ and Patrick Radden Keefe’s New Yorker article- “The Family That Built an Empire of Pain”. The Painkiller plot will focus on the opioid crisis and OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma.

When ‘Painkiller’ Releases on Netflix?

The production of the Painkiller series, directed by Peter Berg, lasted from April to November 2021. It is anticipated to be released on Netflix on August 10, 2023.

Cast Members of the Next Painkiller Series:

Uzo Aduba-

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In the role of Edie, we will see the Emmy-winning American actress Uzo Aduba in the upcoming series. From 2013 to 2019 she starred as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren in the American comedy-drama series ‘Orange Is the New Black’ in which she was a recurring cast member in the first season and a main cast member from the second season to the seventh season.

For her performance, Aduba won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

In 2020 she was cast as Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman to be elected to the United States Congress, in the tv miniseries of the historical drama ‘Mrs. America”. The following year she was cast in the role of Dr. Brooke Taylor in the HBO drama seriesIn Treatment‘.

Matthew Broderick-

Matthew Broderick
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As American billionaire businessman and doctor Richard Sackler, we will see American actor Matthew Broderick in the upcoming miniseries.

Her numerous film credits include ‘WarGames’, ‘The Freshman’, ‘Glory’, ‘The Cable Guy‘, ‘Inspector Gadget’, ‘Godzilla’, ‘You Can Count On Me’, ‘The Last Shot’ etc.

Sam Anderson-

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As another American businessman and doctor Raymond Sackler, the American actor Sam Anderson was cast. Previously Anderson worked in the tv series ‘Mama Malone’, ‘Growing Pains’, ‘Perfect Strangers’, ‘Picket Fences’, ‘ER’, ‘Live Shot’, ‘Married to the Kellys’, ‘Lost’, ‘Justified’ etc.

Taylor Kitsch-

Taylor Kitsch

Canadian model actor Taylor Kitsch will appear as Glen Kryger in the upcoming miniseries. Tim Riggins starred from 2006 to 2011 in the sports drama series ‘Friday Night Lights’. In 2018 Kitsch was cast as David Koresh in the miniseries ‘Waco’.

As Max McLaughlin, he was cast in the 2020 TV series ‘The Defeated. And in 2022 Kitsch played the main role of Ben Edwards in the action thriller TV series “.The Terminal List‘.

Carolina Bartczak-

Carolina Bartczak

As Lily Kryger we will see Canadian actress Carolina Bartczak in the upcoming series. In 2015 she was cast in the supporting character of Phyllis in the miniseries ‘The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe’ and in 2020 in the recurring character of Wife from a baseball game in the action series ‘Most Dangerous Game’.

Tyler Ritter-

Tyler Ritter
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In the role of John Brownlee, the American actor Tyler Ritter was cast in the following series. His previous television credits include the American sitcom television series ‘The McCarthys’ in which he played Ronny McCarthy from 2014 to 2015.

In the fifth season of the DC superhero television series ‘Arrow’ Ritter was cast as the recurring character Detective Billy Malone in 2016.

John Ales-

John Ales

As Dr. Gregory Fitzgibbons, the American actor John Ales was cast in the following series. His other television credits include ‘Madman of the People’, ‘You Wish’, ‘Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll’ etc.

Ron Lea-

Ron Lea

Canadian actor Ron Lea has been cast in the role of Bill Havens in the upcoming limited series. Previously he took part in the tv series ‘Street Legal’, ‘Wind at My Back’, ‘Doc’, ‘This Is Wonderland’, ‘Orphan Black’, ‘Killjoys’ etc.

Ana Cruz Kayne-

Ana Cruz Kayne

As Brianna Ortiz, we will see the American actress Ana Cruz Kayne in the upcoming series.

West Duchovny-

West Duchovny

American actress West Duchovny will play Shannon Schaeffer in the upcoming series. She was cast in the lead role of Alison Thomas in the psychological drama television series ‘Saint X’.

Jack Mulhern-

Jack Mulhern

As Tyler Kryger we will see the American actor Jack Mulhern in the upcoming series. In the role of recurring character Grizz, Mulhern was cast in the mystery teen drama series ‘The Society in 2019.

As a supporting character, Dylan Hinchey starred in the crime drama limited series ‘Mare of Easttown’ in 2021.

Dina Shihabi-

Dina Shihabi

Saudi Arabian actress Dina Shihabi will star as Britt in the upcoming miniseries. She previously starred in the first season of ‘Jack Ryan’, the second season of ‘Carbon Changed‘, and ‘Archive 81‘.

John Rothman-

John Rothman

As American-born British entrepreneur and psychiatrist Mortimer Sackler, we will find American actor John Rothman in the upcoming television series.

Noah Harpster-

Noah Harpster

American actor, director, producer and writer Noah Harpster is another cast member for an undisclosed role in the upcoming limited series. His previous TV credits include ‘Transparent’, ‘One Mississippi’, ‘For All Mankind’ etc.