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13 Facts You May Not Know About The Making Of "13 Reasons Why"

Warning: Light spoilers for Season 2 ahead.

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2. The semicolon tattoo we see Clay getting in Season 2 actually has a special significance because it represents suicide prevention as part of Project Semicolon's mission.


Selena Gomez, an executive producer for 13RW, got matching semicolon tattoos with cast members Alisha Boe and Tommy Dorfman last year. Brandon Flynn also has one.

3. Both seasons were filmed throughout northern California in cities like Sebastopol, Vallejo, and more.

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8. Cast members like Alisha Boe, Brandon Flynn, Ross Butler, and more, gave fans an inside look at life on the 13RW set with stops at places including the green screen and wardrobe.

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11. One of Alisha Boe's most difficult scenes to shoot during Season 2 was Jessica's panic attack at the mall because there were people standing everywhere and "it was a very emotionally impactful day overall."

12. Proceeds from the second 13RW soundtrack will go towards The Trevor Project and Crisis Text Line, two organizations that offer suicide prevention resources to those in need.

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13. When asked about a potential third season, showrunner Brian Yorkey said, "I always think there's more story to tell."


"We're not going to pressure him to create more seasons if he doesn't feel they are there, but he is already starting to think about what a season three could be," said Netflix president Amy Powell during an interview with The Hollywood Reporter in January 2018.