13 Reasons Why is a Netflix original series produced by actress and singer Selena Gomez. Season One consist of thirteen episodes released on March 31, 2017. It stars Goosebumps actor Dylan Minnette as Clay and Katherine Langford as Hannah. The pilot episode was written by Brian Yorkey, Tony Award winner for the Broadway musical Next to Normal.
Thirteen Reasons Why is a contemporary YA book written by Jay Asher. Released in 2007, it revolves around the suicide of Hannah and the seven cassette tapes that she's left behind. It's told from the perspective of one of her classmates, Clay Jensen, as he listens to the tapes and learns the reasons why Hannah decided to take her life.