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[07/26/17 - 03:10 PM]
HBO/Cinemax Programming Overview - Summer 2017
The company recaps its plans for the rest of the year and beyond.

[07/26/17 - 03:09 PM]
Five-Part Miniseries "Chernobyl," Starring Jared Harris, Produced by Sister Pictures and The Mighty Mint as an HBO/Sky Television Co-Production, to Begin Filming Next Year
Harris will play Valery Legasov, the Soviet scientist chosen by the Kremlin to investigate the accident.







CHERNOBYL (HBO)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series greenlighted
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, July 2017) CHERNOBYL: This five-part miniseries 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. Written by Craig Mazin; directed by Johan Renck; executive produced by Carolyn Strauss, Jane Featherstone and Craig Mazin; co-executive produced by Chris Fry and Johan Renck. Filming begins next year.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Jared Harris as Valery Legasov
CREW INFORMATION:
· Carolyn Strauss as EP
· Chris Fry as CO-EP
· Craig Mazin as CO-EP/WRTR
· Jane Featherstone as EP
· Johan Renck as DIR/EP
GENRE(S):
· mini-series
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available