1- What is 13 Reasons Why?
Thirteen Reasons Why is basically a fiction written under young adult genre by Jay Asher in 2007. It is about a teenager Clay Jensen who is being told by a classmate girl who has already committed suicide the 13 reasons why she killed herself in the form of recorded tapes. The book made it to the best-seller list in July 2011. It was published and is equally popular in several countries including Finland, Denmark, Germany, India, Austria, brazil, Italy, Romania, Israel and Poland.
Netflix is now ready to launch it as a television series with Universal Pictures with Selena Gomez as executive producer. Starring Katherine Langford as Hannah Baker.
3- The Teaser
Take a look at its first look teaser shared by Selena Gomez on social media.
4- Cast of 13 Reasons Why
- Katherine Langford as Hannah Baker
- Alisha Boe as Jessica
- Dylan Minnette as Clay
- Brandon Flynn as Justin
- Brian D’Arcy James as Andy Baker
- Amy Hargreaves as Mrs. Jensen
- Christian Navarro as Tony
- Michelle Selene Ang as Courtney
- Justin Prentice as Bryce
- Devin Druid as Tyler
- Derek Luke as Mr. Porter
- Miles Heizer as Alex
- Ross Butler as Zach
- Kate Walsh as Mrs. Baker
5- Role of Selena Gomez
The executive producer is the role Selena Gomez is playing in this passion project by Netflix. 13 Reasons Why will mark Gomez’s first major EP project, She worked on Wizards of Waverly Place, and Barney & Friends as executive producer before this.
6- Who is Directing the Series?
Thomas Joseph “Tom McCarthy” who won Pulitzer Prize for Next to Normal is the director of 13 Reasons Why.
7- The Poster
8- Feature Film or TV Series?
Universal Pictures has been working on this project as a feature film for one year. Now Netflix is going to launch it as a series.
9- Salena’s Personal involvement
“I have found out that panic attacks, anxiety, and depression can be side effects of lupus, which can present their own challenges. Said Salena talking about her own psychological struggles.
10- Launch Date
“13 Reasons Why” goes live on Netflix March 31, 2017.