13 Reasons Why Season 2: Everything You Need To Know

16 June 2017, 10:58

13 Reasons Why Season 2
Woodrow Whyte

By Woodrow Whyte

'13 Reasons Why' Season 2: photos from the set as well as details about the storylines, cast and trailers.

The filming of 13 Reasons Why Season 2 has begun and pictures from the set are giving fans vital clues about what might be happening to the Hannah, Clay and the rest of the cast in the next season. 

It was Christian Navarro, who plays the character of Tony, who first confirmed filming had begun, writing on his Twitter: “Day One. S2. Ready to make some magic.”

Then residents of San Rafael, California, where the show is filmed, started posting pictures of the shoots taking place.



Looks like we'll be seeing more of Monet's too.

13 Reasons Why Season 2 Filming Monet's


This scene, originally posted on Imgur, looks like a demonstration outside a court with protestors holding images of Hannah on placards. Could the school - or some of Hannah's classmates on the tapes - be heading to court over her death?

13 reason why season 2 set

Holy fuck!

So what do we know from this pictures? Well there are definitely more flashback scenes, especially between Hannah and Tyler. It is also likely that the depositions being recorded at the end of season 1 start to blow up and have serious consequences in season 2. Whether that's for the school, or Bryce, or any other of the kids on the tapes is yet to be seen. 


After a lot of speculation from the cast, the producers and the fans, 13 Reasons Why has officially been renewed by Netflix for a second season. Executive Producer Selena Gomez officially announced season two via Instagram, with an eerie trailer that features iconic places that can be seen throughout the first season. Watch the trailer below:


Their story isn't over. Season 2 of #13ReasonsWhy is coming.

A post shared by Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) onMay 7, 2017 at 8:00am PDT


Here's what the cast of the show had to say about Season 2:

13 Reasons Why Season 2

The Cast of '13 Reasons Why' reveal details about season 2.



Not long after that announcement, Brian Yorkey, who adapted Jay Asher's novel into the Netflix series, answered lots of big questions about season 2 to Entertainment Weekly and, honestly, you’re going to scream. Let’s go through the key details:

Will Hannah Baker return for Season 2?

Yes. Yorkey revealed that Hannah’s death will still be a major storyline. "Oh absolutely. I think one of the things that is still hanging out there is this question of is someone responsible for Hannah’s death? Is the school responsible? Who is responsible, if anyone is? We’re going to get some new context for events we already know about and we’re going to see a lot of things we hadn’t even heard about yet that fill in some really interesting gaps in our understanding of who Hannah Baker was and what her life was."

In an interview with Mashable, Brian Yorkey said this about Hannah's role: "We’re going to see Hannah in flashbacks [...] We’re going to see parts of Hannah’s life that we didn’t in Season 1. We haven’t really gone into that much detail but I know that we’re going to continue that dialogue and keep developing the story.”

13 Reasons Why are obviously keen to keep on Katherine Langford. Showing the different sides of her story through her classmates' eyes is definitely one way to keep Hannah's story alive.

Will there be consequences for Bryce?

The first season ended on Jessica admitting for her father that she had been raped. Many fans have since hoped that season 2 will see her get justice and Yorkey is definitely on board with that. " I want to do Jessica’s story the deserved justice of following her as she goes back to school, as she tries to begin to recover from what happened to her, because it’s something that millions of young women go through. And also [I want to] see somebody punch Bryce in the face." Amen to that.


Was Alex shot by Tyler?

Probably not. Miles Heizer, who plays Alex, suggest that a suicide attempt is much more likely, theorising that, "It was interesting to see similarities between Alex and Hannah, because there are a lot of warning signs throughout the season,"

Does Alex survive? "That's another subject that's very rarely shown onscreen and is probably a lot more common than people think it is. People attempting to take their lives and it not happening, I'm sure that will bring a crazy set of issues. It would be interesting to go into that." So it would seem we haven’t seen the last of Alex just yet (thank god!)

Is Tyler plotting a school massacre?

It sure looked like it. Yorkey is staying tight lipped for now but judging from this answer, we'd hazard a guess that something major will be going down.

“All the cliffhangers that we saw at the end of season 1 go back to the initial set of traumas that we’re talking about — go back to bullying, go back to Jessica’s rape, to Hannah’s rape. They’re all related, so I would very much like to explore where they all go and to see if there is, as I think there will be, some light for these kids. We’re going to continue to tell their stories really honestly. We’re going to answer all of the burning questions that people have about [the show]. Is Tyler going to do something? What’s going to happen to Alex? Will Bryce be brought to justice? We’re going to answer those questions but I think, even more, we’re going to continue to look very truthfully and very honestly at what they go through, even when it’s painful at times.”

Will Jeff be coming back too?

He better be. #JusticeForJeff 


Selena Gomez was instrumental in making the show happen. It was her and her mum, Mandy, that originally bought the rights to make a television series based on the book. Originally, it was going to be made by Universal with Selena played Hannah Baker, the show's lead character. In the end Netflix picked up the series in 2015 and Gomez remained as an executive producer on the series. 

In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Gomez revealed that there are more stories to tell, which sounds very much like the second season has already been thought out. "We don't know what is going to go beyond it, but we know there are so many stories that lie beneath each character," Gomez explained. "That's why it became a series in the first place. So we'll see."

Katherine Langford, who replaced Selena to play Hannah Baker, went one step further.

"There's definitely more story to tell," she said. "It would be cool to continue the dialogue of this story. There are so many cliff hangers at the end of the season. At the end of the season, I had to sit back. I didn't think about what happens next. It's more of this feeling like, "Oh my God, that's the story that needed to be told."

When will it be released?

Given that most Netflix's shows take around 12 months to write and film, a release date around early Spring 2018 is expected and the storyline is expected to take place a couple months after when the first season ended. 

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