TV Trailer: Netflix’s ‘Painkiller’ [Starring Matthew Broderick, Uzo Aduba]


Based on true events, Netflix takes a deeper look at the American opioid crisis with its gripping limited series, ‘Painkiller.’

The six-episode drama, which stars Uzo Aduba and Matthew Broderick as well as West Duchovny, John Rothman, Taylor Kitsch, and Dina Shihabi, is said to be a fictionalized retelling of events” that “explores some of the origins and aftermath of the opioid crisis in America [by] 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.”

Ahead of its premiere on August 10, look inside to see the trailer of the Peter Berg-directed venture.

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