Season 3 of Netflix drama 13 Reasons Why is ready to hit our screens earlier than the tip of the month, in line with Netflix.
The present, which relies on Jay Asher’s novel of the identical title, follows the aftermath of the suicide of highschool pupil Hannah Baker, performed by Katherine Langford. It has obtained each reward and criticism for its portrayal of subjects corresponding to sexual assault, rape and suicide.
The first season comprised of every episode following one in all Hannah’s tapes, which included the explanation why Hannah determined to take her personal life. The tapes additionally revealed that Hannah and her buddy Jessica had been victims of rape, which performed out in Season 2.
In the final season, Hannah Baker’s mother and father, who’ve separated, tackle their daughter’s highschool in courtroom to ascertain whether or not they had uncared for her as a part of their obligation of care. It additionally follows the lives of characters corresponding to Clay Jenson, performed by Dylan Minette, and Jessica Davis, performed by Alisha Boe, and the way their very own secrets and techniques are linked to Hannah’s suicide.
With the ultimate trailer launched, it has been confirmed that Season 3 will start on August 23, 2019.
Based on the trailer, convicted rapist Bryce Walker has been murdered and an investigation is underway. The 11 folks linked to Hannah’s suicide all appear to have motives of their very own and because the season’s tagline says, “Secrets. Lies. Revenge. Everyone at Liberty High has something to hide…and the truth is about to come out.”
The second season additionally launched audiences to a brand new villain, Montgomery de la Cruz. While he wasn’t a topic on one in all Hannah’s tapes, scenes reveal that he performed a supporting position in inflicting distress in her life, which led to her suicide. He was additionally a part of a brutal assault on bullied pupil, Tyler Down.
13 Reasons Why has confirmed widespread with Netflix audiences, with Nielsen estimating a mean of 6.08 million viewers within the U.S. watched the Season 2 premiere within the first three days after its launch, in line with Variety. However, it has additionally been met with criticism, particularly in how Netflix permits youthful audiences to view the darkish, mature content material.
Tim Winter, president of the Parents Television Council, writing for Newsweek, mentioned that following the primary season of the drama, “the Google search term for how to commit suicide spiked 26 percent.”
“When the show was first released, no effort was made to provide a positive resource for those struggling with depression,” he says. “The worst human behavior—intense bullying and violent sexual assault—was depicted in graphic form, and the lead character chose to take her life as a result.”
Two years after the primary season aired, Netflix took the choice to take away the graphic suicide scene, saying on Twitter that they did it “on the advice of medical experts”, which included Dr. Christine Moutier, the chief medical officer on the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
13 Reasons Why will be available to watch on Netflix on August 23, 2019.
If you could have ideas of suicide, confidential assist is offered at no cost on the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Call 1-800-273-8255. The line is offered 24 hours day-after-day.