CHATSWORTH, CA — (03-30-19) — HBO unveil the CHERNOBYL official trailer starring Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård and Emily Watson. The upcoming historical drama television miniseries was created by Craig Mazin and directed by Johan Renck.

The miniseries drama is a co-production between American cable network HBO and British television network Sky. CHERNOBYL is based on the real life event that took place in April 1986, when an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the USSR became one of the world’s worst man-made catastrophes in history.

Chernobyl (2019) HBO miniseries

Chernobyl (2019) HBO miniseries

Chernobyl (2019) HBO-SKY Atlantic- miniseries

Chernobyl (2019) HBO-SKY Atlantic- miniseries

“Chernobyl dramatizes “the true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history and tells of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster. The miniseries focuses on the heartbreaking scope of the nuclear plant disaster that occurred in Ukraine in April 1986, revealing how and why it happened and telling the shocking, remarkable stories of the heroes who fought and fell.”

Watch Jared Harris & Emily Watson In  CHERNOBYL

On July 26, 2017, HBO announced it had given a series order for CHERNOBYL. This announcement also marks their first co-production with Sky Television. The five-episode miniseries of CHERNOBYL was written by Craig Mazin and directed by Johan Renck. Mazin also serves as executive producer alongside Carolyn Strauss and Jane Featherstone. Chris Fry and Renck are acting as co-executive producers.

Cast: Jared Harris | Stellan Skarsgård | Emily Watson | Paul Ritter

genres: Drama

Production co: Sister Pictures | The Might Mint

Distributed by: HBO Network (USA) | Sky Atlantic (UK)

Country: USA | UK

Language: English

Release date: May 6, 2019

Article by: Michael “The Sizzler” Jacobs, Staff Writer

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