In this Tuesday, March 22, 2011 a sign reads 'Radiation danger' in the state radiation ecology reserve in the village of Babchin, near the 30 km exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, some 370 km ( 231 miles) south-east of Minsk, Belaru
In this Tuesday, March 22, 2011 a sign reads 'Radiation danger' in the state radiation ecology reserve in the village of Babchin, near the 30 km exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, some 370 km ( 231 miles) south-east of Minsk, Belaru

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - HBO says production will begin next year on a miniseries about the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
 
The five-part series will star Jared Harris as a Soviet scientist tapped by the Kremlin to investigate the accident.
 
The series will dramatize the events of the 1986 Ukrainian nuclear catastrophe that resulted in widespread radioactive fallout. Thirty people were killed and more than 100,000 had to be relocated.
 
HBO announced at the Television Critics Association's summer meeting on Wednesday that production on “Chernobyl” is set to begin in Lithuania in spring of 2018.