In April 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics becomes one of the world's worst man-made catastrophes.
|Baltasar Breki Samper||饰||Ananenko|
|菲利普·巴兰蒂尼 (Philip Barantini)||饰||Bezpalov|
|Oscar Dyekjær Giese||饰||Baranov (as Oscar Giese)|
|马克·路易斯 (Mark Lewis Jones)||饰||General Pikalov|
|斯特兰·斯卡斯加德 (Stellan Skarsgård)||饰||Boris Shcherbina|
|出品公司||The Mighty Mint|
|Sister Pictures (5 episodes,2019)|
|Sky Atlantic HD (5 episodes,2019)|
- Parallel to the show, after each episode's release, HBO released a podcast for each episode, "The Chernobyl Podcast," in which creator/writer 克雷格·麦辛 talks with 皮特·萨加尔 about many behind-the-scenes details about the writing and the production, and explained more about the history and real events behind the episode's storyline and the characters. Because of the series' underlying theme of lies, Mazin decided to do the podcast specifically to address discrepancies between historical fact and fiction, and which elements depicted were fictional and why.
- To record a unique score for the show, composer 希尔迪·居兹纳多蒂尔 went to the decommissioned power plant Ignalina in Lithuania, where a lot of the show was filmed, to record unique ambient sounds with the help of sound recording specialist Chris Watson and score producer Sam Slater. Then, back in the studio they listened to hours of recordings, sampling sounds from them. She composed most of the music for the show's soundtrack from those recordings.
- Initial filming started on May 13, 2018, in Fabijoniskes, a residential district in Vilnius, Lithuania, which was used to portray the Ukrainian city of Pripyat, since the district maintained an authentic Soviet atmosphere. At the end of March, production moved to Visaginas, Lithuania, to shoot both the exterior and interior of the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant, a decommissioned nuclear power station that is sometimes referred to as "Chernobyl's sister" due to its visual resemblance and the nuclear reactor design used at both Chernobyl and Ignalina (RBMK nuclear power reactor).