The miniseries dramatizes the brave men and women who made incredible sacrifices to save Europe from unimaginable disaster, all the while battling a culture of disinformation.
The show’s main characters are played by an impressive cast that includes Jessie Buckley (Wild Rose), Jared Harris (Mad Men, The Crown), Stellan Skarsgard (Good Will Hunting), Adam Nagaitis (Siberia), Emily Watson (The Theory of Everything) and Paul Ritter (Friday Night Dinner).
Creator and writer Craig Mazin accurately depicts the terrifying disaster by relying on first-hand accounts, declassified documents, and real events. In addition to this powerful story, Chernobyl also chronicles the psychological and physical toll taken on the citizens of Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia.
Chernobyl has been praised for its stunning cinematography, writing, direction and acting. The New York Times calls it "harrowing" and "essential viewing." It's a must-watch that will leave you in awe of the heroes and horrified at the implications of what happened in 1986.
Chernobyl is a compelling miniseries that will keep you gripped to your seat until the very last episode. Its powerful story, incredible cast, and stunning visuals make it one of the most captivating television shows ever made. Don't miss out on this gripping tale of courage, heroism and disaster.
Premiere Date: May 6, 2019
Cast: Jared Harris, Jessie Buckley, Stellan Skarsgård, Karl Davies, Adam Nagaitis, Emily Watson, Paul Ritter, Robert Emms, Sam Troughton, Michael Socha, Laura Elphinstone, Jan Ricica, Adrian Rawlins, Alan Williams, Con O'Neill, Douggie McMeekin, Nadia Clifford, David Dencik
Creator: Craig Mazin
Director: Johan Renck
Writer: Craig Mazin
Executive producers: Jane Featherstone, Robert How, Michael Kitaev, Gary Tuck, Chris Fry, Jacqueline Lesko, Sanne Wohlenberg, Craig Mazin, Anne Mensah, Lina Miseikyte, Gabriel Silver, Darko Skulsky, Johan Renck, Tanya Sokolova, Carolyn Strauss, Olga Kashirina, Jane Yatsuta