13 Reasons Why is the story of Hannah Baker, a young girl who slowly begins drowning in the pain caused by bullying and betrayal, and tragically decides to take her own life, leaving a collection of tapes behind.
Although at first sight it might seem like the whole plot is focused on the tragic event, the story is also filled with positive messages and tries to increase awareness about the devastating impact of not taking action.
As an executive producer, Selena Gomez is a driving force behind the series, and she called it a “passion project.” It is based on the #1 New York Times and international bestseller Thirteen Reasons Why young adult novel written byJay Asher. In 2017, the book was adapted into a screenplay and became a successful Netflix original series.
The show has drawn controversy and criticism for its graphic depictions of issues such as suicide and …Continue Reading