HBO Announces Chernobyl Mini-Series Starring Mad Men Actor

HBO Announces Chernobyl Mini-Series Starring Mad Men Actor

HBO  has given the go-ahead to a five-part miniseries about Chernobyl.

It was announced at the Television Critics Association summer press tour (via Variety) that Mad Men and The Crown actor Jared Harris is attached to star as Valery Legasov, a Soviet scientist chosen by the Kremlin to investigate the 1986 nuclear disaster.

The series has been described by HBO as a “a tale of lies and cowardice, of courage and conviction, of human failure and human nobility.”

jared harris Jared Harris in The Quiet Ones

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HBO Announces Chernobyl Mini-Series Starring Mad Men Actor