Life by Press Association April 18, 2018, 6:59 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter 13 Reasons Why star Katherine Langford has said her role in the Netflix drama about a teenage girl who commits suicide was “probably the hardest first job you could ever be asked to do”. The Australian newcomer played Hannah Baker, who takes her own life and details the reasons why in a series of tapes she leaves behind for a boy who had a crush on her, played by Dylan Minnette. Speaking at a panel for the show ahead of the launch of the second series, Baker said: “I think that playing Hannah was probably the hardest first job you could ever be asked to do, but also the best. “I think that is in part just for having people in possession of this story who cared about it and wanted to tell it in a way that was respectful.” The adaptation of the hit book of the same name won legions of young fans but received criticism … [Read more...] about 13 Reasons Why star: Suicide drama was hardest first job ever
Lifestyle / Entertainment by Press Association 03/05/2018, 7:00 pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Clay and his classmates deal with the aftermath of Hannah’s death in the first look images from the second series of 13 Reasons Why. The series, starring Dylan Minnette and Katherine Langford, was a huge hit for Netflix when it launched on the streaming service but received criticism from mental health experts who expressed concern that it glamorised suicide. In response to the backlash, Netflix added warning cards and information about crisis hotlines. The second series will pick up as Hannah’s classmates start the journey toward healing and recovery. Pictures show that Liberty High will go on trial after Hannah’s parents sued the school over her death, but someone will stop at nothing to keep the truth surrounding Hannah’s death concealed, according to Netflix. The images also show … [Read more...] about Trial begins in first look images from second series of 13 Reasons Why
Lifestyle / Entertainment by Press Association 17/05/2018, 5:34 pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Controversial Netflix series 13 Reasons Why will return for a second series on Friday. The drama, about a teenage girl who takes her own life and details the reasons why in a series of tapes she leaves behind, won legions of young fans with its first series but received criticism from mental health experts who expressed concern it glamorised suicide. In response to the backlash, Netflix added warning cards and information about crisis hotlines. In preparation for the launch of the second series new resources were also added to the show’s website with discussion guides and a set of videos where the cast address issues in the series including bullying, sexual assault and drug abuse. Katherine Langford, who plays Hannah Baker in the series, has described the role as “probably the hardest … [Read more...] about 13 Reasons Why returns for second series after teen suicide controversy
Lifestyle / Entertainment by Press Association 17/05/2018, 6:18 pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Netflix’s hit drama 13 Reasons Why is returning for a second series after sparking controversy around the world for its depiction of teenage suicide. The new episodes pick up soon after the first series left off so here is everything you need to know. Hannah Baker is still in it Hannah Baker may have taken her own life at the end of the first series but Australian actress Katherine Langford is still in the show. Hannah will reappear in flashbacks and as a haunting figment of characters’ imaginations in the second series. Warnings Mental health charities criticised the first series of the show, prompting Netflix to add warning cards to episodes with information about helplines. It was given an 18 rating in the UK by the British Board of Film Classification “for sexual violence, strong bloody images, … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know about series two of 13 Reasons Why
IT was one of the most tweeted about shows of 2017. And now Netflix's hit series 13 Reasons Why will continue the tragic story in a second season. When is 13 Reasons Why season two on Netflix? The air date for the second season is Friday, May 18 – expect it to drop on Netflix at about 8.00am UK time. Executive producer Selena Gomez confirmed the second series of the show on Twitter with an eerie video showing the empty halls of the school where it is filmed. At the end of the clip the number 13 then shifts into 2. Season two will be comprised of 13 hour-long episodes. Who was Hannah Baker on 13 Reasons why? Hannah Baker was the narrator during the Netflix adaption based on the best-selling 2007 YA book by Jay Asher by the same name. The story begins after Hannah kills herself and she leaves 13 tapes behind, addressed to 13 different people, each containing a reason why. Her friend Clay Jensen (Dylan Minnette) is the 11th person to receive the tapes and the audience watches as he … [Read more...] about When is 13 Reasons Why season two released on Netflix, who is in the cast and what time can you watch it?
13 REASONS Why is back with a new series and all those unanswered questions are set to be revealed. But what happened in the first series on those famous tapes? And what are the Polaroids that will be featured in season two? Here's what we know... What happened on the tapes in 13 Reasons Why? Season one of 13 Reason Why focuses on Hannah Baker's (Katherine Langford) 13 cassette tapes she leaves in the wake of her suicide. Each tape details each person who was responsible for her death, and who led her to kill herself. The series follows Clay (Dylan Minnette)as he listens to each of the cassettes. Here's what was on those famous tapes... Tape 1 Justin - Justin's (Brandon Flynn) tape reveals how he upset Hannah when he showed all his friends a photo of her revealing her underwear when going down a slide on a date with him. The result left Hannah humiliated. Tape 2 Jessica - Hannah and Jessica (Alisha Boe) were best mates - that was until they introduced Alex (Miles Heizer) into their … [Read more...] about What happened on the tapes in 13 Reasons Why and what are the polaroids in Clay’s locker?