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Dopesick Team Explains the Need to Humanize Its Big Pharma Baddies

Dopesick Team Explains the Need to Humanize Its Big Pharma Baddies

The most astute actors will tell you the best way to play a villain is not to be the bad guy. This is how Dopesick‘s Will Poulter approached his portrayal of Purdue pharmaceutical salesman Billy Cutler in the heartbreakingly realistic limited series, with the first three episodes now streaming on Hulu.

Purdue exploited loopholes and perpetuated lies to sell its OxyContin, which created an opioid epidemic from which America is still reeling. But as the drama proves, it was the company’s reps who did the legwork. Purdue salespeople used bribes and even threats to get doctors and pharmacists

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