May 18th is a date ingrained in our heads for one very specific reason: 13 Reasons Why Season 2 hits Netflix.
Netflix has already graced fans of their original show with a new promo video.
The tapes were just the beginning. May 18. pic.twitter.com/MZczjM1fP3
— 13 Reasons Why (@13ReasonsWhy) April 30, 2018
Now the tv streaming service has revealed the first snaps of the cast.
The pictures capture the intensity in the air as Liberty High prepares to go on trial after Hannah Baker’s death.
Mental health, self-harm and suicide, were just some of the controversial topics series one depicte, and as such the show divided viewers.
While the premier date now is set in stone, there were originally fears that it would be pushed back according due to concerns from the Parents Television Council, according to GLAMOUR.
The council called for further research into the show to ensure it is “safe for consumption by an audience comprised of minor children.”
“We may never know the full extent of how grave the influence [of 13 Reasons Why season 1] was, but we do know it was enough for Netflix to commission a research report on how the show has impacted the lives of viewers – especially young viewers – in positive ways,” said Tim Winter, president of the PTC.
Netflix took their concerns seriously and placed a warning videos that included cast members on the
This led to Netflix placing a disclaimer warning video on the show, featuring cast members advising viewers about the content of the show, as well as mental health advice.