New Chernobyl Diaries Featurette Takes Things to the Extreme
We're just a few weeks away from the May 25th release of Chernobyl Diaries from Warner Bros., and to keep your anxiety at an all time high, a new video has debuted which features a look at some really extreme tourism. Dig it!
Chernobyl Diaries, an original story by Paranormal Activity mastermind Oren Peli, is set in the city of Prypiat, which once housed the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. It's written by Peli, Carey Van Dyke, and Shane Van Dyke and directed by Brad Parker.
Production took place in September and October 2011 in Eastern Europe with Peli and Brian Witten (Dark City) producing. Alcon Entertainment's Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson are exec producers. It was financed and sold internationally by FilmNation Entertainment, and Warner Bros. will be releasing it on May 25th (Memorial Day weekend).
Chernobyl Diaries follows a group of six young tourists who, looking to go off the beaten path, hire an "extreme tour" guide. Ignoring warnings, he takes them into the city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, but a deserted town since the disaster more than 25 years ago. After a brief exploration of the abandoned city, however, the group soon find themselves stranded, only to discover that they are not alone...
For more visit the official Chernobyl Diaries website and follow @Oren_Peli on Twitter. In addition, be sure to check out QuarantineYourCity.com, and vote on the Chernobyl Diaries Facebook page or by tweeting #ChernobylDiaries and the name of your city to bring an exclusive screening of the movie to your town with a surprise appearance from Oren Peli and other special guests from the film.
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