EXCLUSIVE: Rectify creator and actor Ray McKinnon is about to recur reverse Kaitlyn Dever in Dopesick, Hulu’s eight-episode restricted sequence primarily based on Beth Macy’s bestselling e book. The challenge is from The Handmaid’s Story government producer Warren Littlefield and Touchstone Tv.
Written by Danny Robust and directed by Barry Levinson, Dopesick is described as an bold, harrowing and compelling look into the epicenter of America’s battle with opioid dependancy. It takes viewers from a distressed Virginia mining group to the hallways of the DEA and the opulence of “one percenter” Huge Pharma Manhattan. The unsparing but deeply human portraits of the assorted affected households and their intersecting tales maintain up a mirror to the place America is correct now, whereas shining a hopeful gentle on the heroes battling the worst drug epidemic in American historical past.
McKinnon will play Jerry Mallum, Betsy’s (Dever) father, a non secular and stoic coal miner.
Along with Dever, McKinnon joins beforehand introduced Michael Keaton, Peter Sarsgaard, Will Poulter, Rosario Dawson, John Hoogenakker, Philippa Soo and Jake McDorman.
The sequence is slated to premiere in 2021.
Robust and Levinson government produce with Keaton, John Goldwyn, Littlefield through the Littlefield Firm, Macy and Karen Rosenfelt.
McKinnon created, wrote, government produced and directed drama sequence Rectify, which aired for 4 seasons on SundanceTV. As an actor he’s recognized for his position as Linc Potter on each FX’s Sons of Anarchy and spinoff Mayans M.C., amongst different credit. He’s repped by Nameless Content material and CAA.