Warning: This post discusses suicide and may be triggering.
Gird your loins and stock up on tissues, as there is every indication that Netflix will renew ’13 Reasons Why’ for a second season.
The news doesn’t come as too much of a surprise for anyone that has seen the show – which follows the suicide tapes of main character Hannah Baker. The season one finale ended on a bunch of unresolved cliffhangers. Leaving room for much more of the story to be told.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, there is already a dedicated writers’ room, which has been up and running for the past few weeks building the next season. While Netflix has not yet confirmed the continuation of ’13 Reasons Why’, it sounds like a sure thing.
The series based on the YA novel by Jay Asher has been plagued by controversy since its release. ut has been one of the streaming platforms biggest success stories, evolving into a pop culture phenomenon.
If you or someone you know needs support, both Lifeline on 13 11 14 and the Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800 offer 24-hour assistance. For further information about youth mental health, both Headspace and Reach Out can provide guidance. Or you can also talk to a medical professional or someone you trust.