Chernobyl is a new American British drama mini-series. It premiered on May 6, 2019, on HBO (US). Lithuania serves as the main production company of the show.
It is written and created by Craig Mazin (The Hangover 2 & 3) and directed by Johan Renck (Breaking Bad).
The premise of Chernobyl series
The series stars Jared Harris, Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgård, Jessie Buckley, Paul Ritter, Con O’Neill, Adam Nagaitis, David Dencik, Adrian Rawlins and many others.
It is based on a true story of the world’s worst man-made disaster in history. It mostly focuses on the nuclear plant disaster that happened in Soviet Ukraine in April 1986.
The series chronicles around Valery Legasov is a leading Soviet nuclear physicist. He was the first person to realize the upcoming disaster.
Soviet Deputy Prime Minister Boris Shcherbina was the leader of the team to commissioned by government after the Chernobyl Disaster. Besides, Ulana Khomyuk is a Soviet nuclear physicist who tries to solve the reason behind the disaster.
Why has it become the highest rated TV show on HBO?
Recently, Chernobyl has gained great reviews from critics. Moreover, it has surpassed the Game Of Thrones series and has become the number one series with an average 9.5 rating on HBO. Moreover, people have also given positive reviews on Twitter.
Fans are completely blown away by the acting and detailing of the new series. However, the series has only 2 episodes left to air. So watch it before the show ends. Check out blocktoro.com for more updates.