Netflix has just announced that 13 Reasons Why is premiering its third season on August 23rd. The announcement was made in a teaser trailer that also revealed a major character death that will drive the season’s main conflict. 13 Reasons Why was created by Brian Yorkey (Freaky Friday) who is also the showrunner and executive producer of Season Three alongside Mandy Teefey, Kristel Laiblin (In Time), Selena Gomez (Hotel Transylvania), and Joy Gorman (Seeking a Friend for the End of the World). Season Three will have thirteen episodes.
Watch the Season Three trailer below.
Season Three begins eight months after the Season Two finale when Clay talks Tyler down, preventing him from committing a mass shooting at the Liberty High’s Spring Fling dance. Clay, Tony, Jessica, Alex, Justin, and Zach are struggling with the weight of the cover-up while helping Tyler recover. The situation worsens after a chaotic Homecoming game ends in the disappearance of the star football player, leading to an intense investigation. A new character will be introduced to guide the group through the investigation as it threatens to expose everyone’s darkest secrets.
Actors featured this season are Dylan Minnette (Don’t Breathe) as Clay Jensen, Justin Prentice (Preacher) as Bryce Walker, Alisha Boe (Teen Wolf) as Jessica Davis, Brandon Flynn (True Detective) as Justin Foley, Christian Navarro (The Tick) as Tony Padilla, Miles Heizer (Love, Simon) as Alex Standall, Devin Druid (Louder Than Bombs) as Tyler Down, Ross Butler (Shazam!) as Zach Dempsey, Timothy Granaderos (Runaways) as Montgomery de la Cruz, Anne Winters (Night School) as Chloe, Steven Weber (Ballers) as Principle Bowen, Brenda Strong (Supergirl) as Mrs. Walker, Amy Hargreaves (Homeland) as Mrs. Jensen, and introducing Grace Saif (World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth) as Ani.
Ahead of the show’s premiere, Season Three is being promoted with the website https://whokilledbrycewalker.com for mobile phones. On the website fans can interact with videos and theorize about who killed Bryce Walker.
Before the third season is dropped this month, Netflix announced that the fourth season of 13 Reasons Why, which is currently in production, will be the series last. The final season will include the class’s graduation from Liberty High. The announcement came following Netflix’s recent decision to alter the controversial suicide scene in Season One.