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TVLine Items: Fnl Vet Joins Painkiller, Ed Sheeran Mentors The Voice and More

TVLine Items: Fnl Vet Joins Painkiller, Ed Sheeran Mentors The Voice and More

Friday Night Lights vet Taylor Kitsch will battle the opioid epidemic in Netflix’s forthcoming limited series Painkiller, per The Hollywood Reporter.

Also starring Uzo Aduba (In Treatment) and Matthew Broderick (The Conners), the drama chronicles the origins of the opioid crisis, focusing on Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma. Kitsch will play a hardworking family man whose life is upended when he suffers an injury.

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