‘Chernobyl’ Director Johan Renck To Helm Pilot Episode Of HBO’s ‘The Last Of Us’ Adaptation

After becoming a critical and commercial hit at the end of the previous console cycle and cementing its status as one of video gaming’s definitive titles, The Last of Us was optioned by HBO earlier this year for a television adaptation. Now, Chernobyl director Johan Renck has revealed that he has signed on to be […]

Wildfires Are Closing In On The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant

Wildfires that have been burning in Ukraine for the past several days are now closing in on Chernobyl, the site of the worst accidental nuclear disaster in world history, BBC News reports. For the past several days, forest fires have been burning in the woods in northern Ukraine, as firefighters have tried to get the […]

Fears Of Putin’s Possible Chernobyl-Style Cover Up Grow

Fears are growing of a possible Chernobyl-style cover-up in Russia since it was discovered that two research stations that monitor radiation levels went offline for two days after the suspected nuclear explosion, according to The Wall Street Journal. The suspicious timing has prompted concerns that President Vladimir Putin is trying to hide evidence of a […]

Concerns Are Rising Russia May Have Had Another Chernobyl-Like Incident

Interest in the 1986 Chernobyl disaster has recently spiked thanks to HBO’s limited miniseries, Chernobyl. As a result of the series putting the incident under the spotlight, there has not only been a surge in interest but a rise in tourism for Pripyat, the city closest to the nuclear disaster. However, there are now concerns […]

Chernobyl Artisan Vodka Produced With Radioactive-Free Grain Could Hit Shelves Soon

Scientists have produced a bottle of vodka distilled from grain grown in the region around Chernobyl, the site of the worst nuclear disaster in history, The Guardian reported. And what do they call it? “Atomik,” of course. A team of scientists from the University of Portsmouth used grain grown on a farm in the so-called […]

Chernobyl Will Become An Official Tourist Attraction, Ukraine Says

Chernobyl, the site of one of the worst nuclear disasters in history, will soon become an official tourist attraction, the Ukrainian governments says. As CNN reports, the move comes amid renewed interest in the site following the popular HBO miniseries. For years, the area around the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone has been an “unofficial” tourist attraction […]

Former Director For Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Believes That HBO Got Villain Right, Hero Wrong

Ever since the limited series Chernobyl dropped to HBO, viewers have been wading through the information to find out what was correctly portrayed in the series and what wasn’t. While the vast majority of the information shown in the TV series is factually correct, there are a few inconsistencies as well as some minor dramatic […]

Russia’s ‘Floating Chernobyl’ Planned For Arctic Circle

The Akademik Lomonosov is a floating nuclear power plant designed by the Russians and is set to supply power to the Arctic Circle next month. Critics of the endeavor have dubbed the Akademik Lomonosov a “floating Chernobyl.” According to CNN, the plan for the Akademik Lomonosov is the “bring electric power to a mineral-rich region” […]

Chernobyl: New Images Emerge Showing Inside The New Safe Confinement Structure

Since HBO released its limited series, Chernobyl, that delved into the disaster at the nuclear power plant in 1986, people have had a renewed interest in the power plant and the infamous Reactor 4. Now, new images have emerged showing the inside of the New Safe Confinement structure that was erected and put into place […]

‘Chernobyl’ Art Director Heads To ‘Game Of Thrones’ Prequel

At the moment, the TV series that has everybody talking is HBO’s Chernobyl. The limited series dropped in May and quickly filled the spot left by HBO’s massive epic fantasy series, Game of Thrones. Now, it has been announced that the art director for Chernobyl is also working on the pilot episode for the potential […]

‘Dark’ Season 2 Knocks ‘Chernobyl’ Off IMDb’s ‘Most Popular TV Shows’ List

Netflix just dropped Season 2 of its German-language series, Dark. Season 1 was a surprise hit for the network as it helped fill the void for 1980s-themed sci-series series that fans of Stranger Things were looking for. Season 2 of Dark has not let fans down either. As a result of this, it has managed […]

A Liquidator At Chernobyl Speaks Out About Shoveling Graphite From The Roof Of Reactor 4

In HBO’s limited miniseries, Chernobyl, men, known as liquidators, were brought in to clear away graphite and other radioactive debris from the roof of Reactor 4 after the devastating explosion in Chernobyl’s Nuclear Power Plant in 1986. Jaan Krinal, a father of two, was one of those men tasked with this job. Graphite, from the […]

The Chernobyl Disaster Also Destroyed A Top-Secret Military Facility Located Nearby

Since HBO aired its limited miniseries, Chernobyl, there has been a renewed interest in the disaster that occurred at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986. As people now flock to the area and tourism is booming as a result of the TV series, it has since been discovered that a top-secret military facility located […]

Former Chairman Of The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Speaks Out Against HBO’s Portrayal Of Certain Characters

The limited mini-series, Chernobyl, has been a huge success for HBO in recent weeks. The five-part series explored the meltdown of Reactor 4 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986. Since then, there has been a surge in interest in the event and the people involved in it. In the miniseries, the blame for […]

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ Writer Comments On Heartwarming Image Of The Graves Of Valery Legasov And Boris Shcherbina

With the huge success of HBO’s limited miniseries, Chernobyl, there has been a renewed interest in the nuclear disaster that occurred in 1986. Some of that interest has been not so great. As recently reported by The Inquisitr, there has been a rush of Instagram influencers flocking to the exclusion zone and snapping images that […]

‘Chernobyl’ Writer Speaks Out About ‘Disrespectful’ Tourists Flocking To The Disaster Site

Since HBO’s Chernobyl has aired, tourist groups associated with the Chernobyl disaster site have reported as much as a 40 percent spike in tourism in the area. People are flocking to the danger zone and snapping pics within the eerie deserted landscape. Many of these images are tasteful. However, some pictures have been deemed disrespectful […]

Chernobyl’s ‘Suicide Divers’ Saved Europe And Didn’t Die From Radiation Exposure Like Expected

Chernobyl, the limited miniseries, has turned into a massive hit for HBO. Viewers and critics alike have applauded the program that explored what happened during the Chernobyl nuclear disaster that occurred in 1986. While a realistic version of events, there is one thing that has been reported since the disaster occurred in 1986 that is […]

Austrian Instagram Model Julia Baessler Speaks Out In Defense Of Her Chernobyl Pics

Since HBO started airing its dramatic series, Chernobyl, based on the real-life events that took place in Ukraine in 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, there has been a renewed interest in the disaster. Not only are people looking to find out more about what happened all those years ago but, as previously reported […]

On Reddit, Fans Have Managed To Create A Theory Involving ‘Stranger Things’ And Chernobyl

Viewers love a good theory when it comes to their favorite television shows. Usually, these involve one show in particular and focus on its universe. But, what happens when viewers on Reddit start delving into similar TV shows? A theory involving Netflix’s Stranger Things and HBO’s Chernobyl is born. Since Chernobyl became a huge hit […]

Thanks To HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ Instagram Influencers Are Now Flocking To The Danger Zone

HBO’s limited miniseries, Chernobyl, based on the horrific disaster at the Chernobyl Power Plant in 1986, has become a surprise hit. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the series has managed to eclipse mega hits such as Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, and The Sopranos on IMDb’s most popular film and TV chart. However, the […]

Russia Is Currently Filming Its Own Version Of ‘Chernobyl’

HBO’s adaptation of the events that unfolded surrounding the Chernobyl nuclear powerplant disaster in 1986 has received acclaim from viewers and critics alike. However, it seems that Russia is currently filming its own version for local audiences. Recent reports state that Russia believes that there were key elements missing from HBO’s Chernobyl that will be […]

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’: Did People Refuse To Leave During Evacuations And Are There People Living There Today?

Episode 4 of HBO’s gripping mini-series, Chernobyl, showed an elderly woman refusing to leave her home during the evacuations following the nuclear disaster. How accurate was this depiction? Did people really refuse to leave Chernobyl — and are there still people living in the exclusion zone today? When reactor 4 exploded inside the Chernobyl nuclear […]

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’: Were The Liquidators Affected By Radiation During The Nuclear Cleanup?

HBO’s Chernobyl mini-series delves into the events that resulted because of the nuclear disaster. During Episode 4, people, known as “liquidators” were sent in to perform all sorts of cleanup duties. For example, some people were tasked with destroying all of the pets left behind due to the evacuations after the nuclear disaster. But, what […]

‘Chernobyl’ Becomes A Huge Hit For HBO After ‘Game Of Thrones’ Concludes

After Game of Thrones concluded, many subscribers were planning to cancel their subscriptions to HBO. However, after viewing the first episode of the mini-series, Chernobyl, HBO subscribers are deciding to stick around a little longer. Chernobyl is a limited series on HBO that looks at the events starting with the failure of reactor number 4 […]

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’: Here’s What Happened To The Abandoned Pets After The Nuclear Disaster

Episode 4 of HBO’s Chernobyl aired with a bleak reminder that when people were evacuated, many pets were left behind. But, what happened to these animals over the years? In Episode 4 of HBO’s limited mini-series, Chernobyl, workers, known as the liquidators, were shown culling abandoned pets within the exclusion zone surrounding the nuclear power […]

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’: How Accurate Is The TV Show?

As viewers reach the mid-way point in HBO’s Chernobyl, many are wondering just how accurate of a depiction the series really is. Did the events really unfold in that manner? Was it really such a threat to the world’s safety? Let’s have a look at how accurate HBO has been. Series creator Craig Mazin had […]

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ Has Viewers Wondering About The Death Toll As A Result Of The Nuclear Disaster

HBO’s latest limited series, Chernobyl, is a chilling reminder of the nuclear disaster that happened in 1986 in what is now known as northern Ukraine. As a result of the nuclear explosion and subsequent meltdown, many people died. Just how many is still largely unknown as people are still dying as a result of Chernobyl. […]