Painkiller Season 2: Premiere Date, Cast, Schedule and Plot

Painkiller Season 2: Premiere Date, Cast, Schedule and Plot

Last updated on Mon, 3 Jun 2024

Will season second be Painkiller's final? It will return on 07/08/2025 near the same time as 1st. All information about upcoming season created by Noah Harpster in this article.

Countdown to season 2:

Painkiller television series is a drama produced and created by Noah Harpster. First time TV series was aired on Netflix in 2023-08-10. There are 8 episodes in 1st season. Uzo Aduba starred in the television series as Edie.

Painkiller Season 2nd cast: Who is returning?

Some unexpected characters can also join the 2 season as well. Uzo Aduba will be back as Edie with Matthew Broderick as Richard Sackler. As well as John Rothman as Mortimer Sackler, Taylor Kitsch (Glen), star West Duchovny will be playing Shannon and Dina Shihabi as Britt.

Painkiller Season 2 trailer: is there a teaser yet?

At the time of writing, this video is very accurate to upcoming part of series. Official teaser will be released one month before the premiere date.

The Plot

Painkiller looks at the opioid crisis in America, which has become a massive public health concern in recent years, with widespread over-prescribing of drugs like fentanyl, Vicodin, and OxyContin leading to massive problems with addiction and overdose deaths. 

Painkiller Season 2nd release date: when will the new episodes arrive?

Season 2nd will consist of 6 episodes, that will be aired online on Netflix. Pilot episode will start in 07/08/2025. More detailed schedule presented inside table below.

Episode NumberNetflix Release DateEpisode Name
2X01August 7th, 2025Episode 1
2X02August 7th, 2025Episode 2
2X03August 7th, 2025Episode 3
2X04August 7th, 2025Episode 4
2X05August 7th, 2025Episode 5
2X06August 7th, 2025Episode 6