Chernobyl Diaries is an original story from Oren Peli, who first terrified audiences with his groundbreaking thriller, Paranormal Activity.The film 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 finds themselves stranded, only to discover that they are not alone...
Chernobyl Diaries Release Date
In Theaters May 25, 2012
Chernobyl Diaries Credits
Starring:Devin Kelley, Jonathan Sadowski, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Olivia Taylor Dudley, Jesse McCartney, Nathan Philips, and Dimitri Diatchenko
Written By:Shane Van Dyke, Carey Van Dyke, and Oren Peli
If you are interested in nabbing a copy of the film, Warner Home Entertainment will release the title on October 16. Likely because the film did not score at the box office, the disc will be pretty sparse. However, for fans who weren’t keen on the original ending, Warner will provide an alternate ending to the film.
Aug 13, 2012
Chernobyl Diaries Will Hit Blu-Ray In Time For Halloween
Hopefully you're spending at least a little time this Memorial Day in remembrance, prayer, or silence for the men and women who have served our nation in time of war and peace. And if you're like many Americans you're spending part of your four day weekend at the movies (as an added kindness, if you see someone in uniform, offer to buy their ticket!).
May 28, 2012
Weekend Box Office: MIB 3 Lands Memorial Day Victory
Summer is coming! Summer is coming! How do I know? Elementary calendar skills, a little warm sun on my back and big budget flicks coming like hotcakes. This week we reacquaint ourselves with the Men in Black and learn why nuclear power plants need a fair bit of oversight
May 20, 2012
This Rotten Week: Predicting Men In Black III And Chernobyl Diaries Reviews
Coining the phrase “extreme tourism,” the movie follows backpacking tourists on a European jaunt who divert from their planned Moscow visit to see the sight of the infamous nuclear disaster occurrence in Chernobyl. The clip rifles through the history of the catastrophe, explaining basically what potential audience members (many of who were born after the Chernobyl incident of 1986) need to now before plunking down $10 for a ticket.
Mar 16, 2012
Paranormal Activity Director Oren Peli Returns With Chernobyl Diaries
Inspired by the real-life horrors of Chernobyl's nuclear reactor disaster but based on a concept by Peli, horror screenwriters Shane and Carey Van Dyke's script follows a group of contemporary American tourists who mistakenly wander into the city of Prypiat, where the workers of the infamous nuclear plant once lived. At first they assume the place is a ghost town, but these unlucky travelers soon discover that they are wrong…dead wrong.
Feb 15, 2012
Next Horror-Thriller From Paranormal Activity Creator Gets A May Release