Did 13 Reasons Why change the ending?
"We support the decision to edit the scene in which Hannah takes her own life from 13 Reasons Why. There has been much debate about the series in the medical community," they said in a joint statement, as THR reported.
A controversial scene in Netflix drama 13 Reasons Why in which a teenage girl kills herself has been removed, two years after it first appeared. Netflix said the decision had been made "on the advice of medical experts".
Hannah's bathtub suicide scene has since been removed from the show and, even though Tyler's shocking assault still remains, the actor behind Monty admits that it was not an easy scene to watch back.
The final season of 13 Reasons Why is structured around the funeral of one of the show's characters, but it's not until the finale that the identity of the deceased is revealed: Justin Foley (Brandon Flynn), Clay's adopted brother.
Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Asher confessed that in the original ending of his book, Hannah Baker (played by Katherine Langford in Netflix's adaptation) attempts to overdose on pills but eventually has her stomach pumped in time to save her life.
Jay Asher, author of the book the show is based on, revealed that early on, he had planned for Hannah to survive her own attempt on her life. The original ending that he wrote saw the character swallowing a number of pills – but she was rushed to hospital in time by her parents.
The death of Justin Foley. After a long battle against drugs, abuse, and being homeless before being adopted by the Jensens and working to turn his life around, Justin's health takes a turn for the worst and he collapses at prom only to be hospitalised.
By the series finale, Clay comes clean to his classmates about suffering from anxiety and depression — "but mostly anxiety" — in his graduation speech.
We look at how, despite insisting its mantra is to shed a light on real-world issues, 13 Reasons Why continues to ignore Clay Jensen's schizophrenia.
According to Netflix, season two will begin "in the aftermath of Hannah Baker's death and the start of the characters' complicated journeys toward healing and recovery." Executive producer Selena Gomez also posted a teaser following the show's renewal last year with the caption, "Their story isn't over." Before the ...
Is 13 Reasons Why different from the book?
The book's controversial 288-page story was turned into a 13-episode series. While the overall story was the same, there were some changes that were made in order to adapt it for television. In the show, each episode follows a side of Hannah Baker's tapes that she left behind to share her story.