Monday, March 11, 2019

HBO Sets Premiere Date for Limited Series 'Chernobyl' Starring Jared Harris

HBO has today announced the premiere date for the upcoming original limited series Chernobyl starring Jared Harris (Mad Men, The Terror).

The five-part series will debut on Monday, May 6 at 9/8c.

The series dramatizes the story of the 1986 nuclear accident, one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history, and of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster, all the while battling a culture of disinformation.

Stellan Skarsgård, Emily Watson, Paul Ritter, Jessie Buckley, Adrian Rawlins and Con O'Neill also star.

Craig Mazin wrote the series, which was directed by Johan Renck. They executive produce with Carolyn Strauss and Jane Featherstone. Sister Pictures and the Mighty Mint produce in association with HBO and Sky.