HBO TV channel presented a teaser of the second episode of mini-series Chernobyl, dedicated to Chernobyl nuclear disaster. The name of the episode is “Please Remain Calm”. It will be released on May 13.
The second episode will show the emergency evacuation of Prypyat residents, the first assessment of the disaster extent and decisions made by Soviet Union officials. In particular, it contains an odious statement of the Head of the Commission on Disaster Management Borys Shcherbyna: “The state’s official position is this: global nuclear disaster is impossible in the Soviet Union”.
The premiere of “Chernobyl” miniseries took place in May 2019.
The main cast includes Stellan Skarsgård, Emily Watson, Jared Harris and Jessie Buckley. Skarsgård plays Borys Shcherbyna, who headed the governmental commission on liquidation of the consequences of the accident at Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant. Watson played nuclear physicist Ulyana Khomyuk, who was ordered to sort out the reasons for the accident. Harris played Soviet scientist Valery Legasov, who participated in the investigation of the accident.
Johan Renck (“The Walking Dead”, “Breaking Bad”) became the director of the movie and Craig Mazin became the screenwriter of the drama.
As we reported a photo of Chornobyl exclusion zone became one of the favorites at wildlife photo contest held by London Natural History Museum.
Besides, 63,000 tourists arrived in the Chornobyl exclusion zone in 2018.