Netflix’s Painkiller (TV Series): Release Date, Cast, Plot and everything we know so far


Painkiller is an upcoming American drama limited series created by Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster for Netflix. The six-part series, based on Patrick Radden Keefe’s New Yorker article “The Family That Built an Empire of Pain” and Barry Meier’s Pain Killer: An Empire of Deceit and the Origin of America’s Opioid Epidemic, will examine the origins of the opioid crisis, with a focus on Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin.

In case you are interested to know more details regarding the film, you are at the right place. Following are all the details to know about Netflix’s upcoming series ‘Painkiller’.

Painkiller: Cast

At this moment of writing, there is no official notice about the cast list of the upcoming series of Netflix. Hence we cannot provide the list of cast and characters of the film. Following the same, check out the potential cast below:

  • Uzo Aduba as Edie
  • Matthew Broderick as Richard Sackler
  • Sam Anderson as Raymond Sackler
  • Taylor Kitsch as Glen Kryger
  • Carolina Bartczak as Lily Kryger
  • Tyler Ritter as John Brownlee
  • John Ales as Dr. Gregory Fitzgibbons
  • Ron Lea as Bill Havens
  • Ana Cruz Kayne as Brianna Ortiz
  • West Duchovny as Shannon Schaeffer
  • Jack Mulhern as Tyler Kryger
  • Dina Shihabi as Britt
  • John Rothman as Mortimer Sackler

Furthermore, it is possible that there could be an addition to the above mentioned cast of the series.

Painkiller: Plot

As of now, the plotline of the film is still kept under the wraps. Moreover, for all that we know, the series is based on “The Family That Built an Empire of Pain” by Patrick Radden Keefe and Pain Killer: An Empire of Deceit and the Origin of America’s Opioid Epidemic by Barry Meier. We think that those who had already read these books might have an idea about what the series is going to be about.

Painkiller: Release Date

As of now, the release date of the series is yet to be announced. However, we can speculate the release date once we confirm regarding the filming of the series. Moreover, the expect the show is premiere in late 2023 or early 2024.

Painkiller: Trailer

The official trailer for Painkiller is unavailable at the moment.

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