Warner Bros. Pictures has released the first trailer & poster for Oren Peli's [Paranormal Activity] new horror-thriller Chernobyl Diaries which is set in the city of Prypiat, which once housed the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. The movie follows a group of friends who, while vacationing in Europe, find themselves stranded in the abandoned city only to discover that they are not alone. The movie hits theaters this May 25. Directed by Brad Parker, the movie was scripted by Peli, Carey Van Dyke & Shane Van Dyke. Jonathan Sadowski, Devin Kelley, Jesse McCartney, Olivia Taylor Dudley, Nathan Phillips, Ingrid Bolso Berdal & Dimitri Diatchenko star. Hit the jump for the details.
Synopsis: “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…"