“If you want to know the truth, just press play.” Today, Netflix announced their new series 13 Reasons Why will debut in March.
Based on the book by Jay Asher, the young adult drama follows Clay Jensen (Dylan Minnette), who receives a mysterious box of tapes from his recently deceased classmate and former crush, Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford). The cast also includes Kate Walsh, Brain D’Arcy James, Derek Luke, Brandon Flynn, Justin Prentice, Alisha Boe, Tommy Dorfman and Christian Navarro.
13 Reasons Why premieres on March 31st.
13 Reasons Why is a new series from Netflix adapted from the best-selling books by Jay Asher. It follows teenager Clay Jensen (Dylan Minnette) as he returns home from school to find a mysterious box with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker (newcomer Katherine Langford) – his classmate and crush – who tragically committed suicide two weeks earlier. On tape, Hannah explains that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Will Clay be one of them? If he listens, he’ll find out how he made the list. Through Hannah and Clay’s dual narratives, 13 Reasons Why weaves an intricate and heart wrenching story of teenage life that will deeply affect viewers.
13 Reasons Why is directed by Oscar Winner Tom McCarthy (Spotlight), Written by Tony and Pulitzer Prize Winner Brian Yorkey (Next to Normal), and executive produced by Selena Gomez, Joy Gorman and Brian Yorkey from Anonymous Content, and Kristel Laiblin. The series is a produced for Netflix by Paramount Television.
Dylan Minnette Clay Jensen
Katherine Langford Hannah Baker
Kate Walsh Mrs. Baker (Hannah’s mother)
Brain D’Arcy James Mr. Baker (Hannah’s father)
Derek Luke Mr. Porter (Hannah’s guidance counselor)
Brandon Flynn Justin Foley
Justin Prentice Bryce Walker
Alisha Boe Jessica Davis
Christian Navarro Tony Padilla
Tommy Dorfman Ryan
13 x 60
Series Premiere Date: March 31th, 2017″
What do you think? Do you subscribe to Netflix? Will you watch 13 Reasons Why?