13 Reasons Why
|13 Reasons Why|
Thirteen Reasons Why|
by Jay Asher
|Written by||Brian Yorkey|
|Directed by||Tom McCarthy|
|Production company(s)||Paramount Television|
13 Reasons Why is an American television series in-production based on the 2007 novel Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher and being adapted by Brian Yorkey. Diana Son and Brian Yorkey are co-showrunners on the series. The first season is being developed with thirteen episodes, which are scheduled to be released on Netflix in 2017.
- Dylan Minnette as Clay
- Katherine Langford as Hannah
- Brandon Flynn as Justin
- Christian Navarro as Tony
- Alisha Boe as Jessica
- Michelle Selene Ang as Courtney
- Justin Prentice as Bryce
- Devin Druid as Tyler
- Miles Heizer as Alex
- Ross Butler as Zach
- Kate Walsh as Mrs. Baker
- Derek Luke as Mr. Porter
- Brian D'Arcy James as Andy Baker
- Amy Hargreaves as Mrs. Jensen
Universal Studios purchased film rights to the novel on February 8, 2011, with Selena Gomez cast to play the lead role of Hannah Baker. On October 29, 2015, it was announced that Netflix would be making a television adaptation of the book with Gomez serving as an executive producer. Tom McCarthy has been hired to direct the first two episodes. The series will be produced by Anonymous Content and Paramount Television with Gomez, McCarthy, Joy Gorman, Michael Sugar, Steve Golin, Mandy Teefey, and Kristel Laiblin serving as executive producers.
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