The teaser is different from the previous seasons as it seems to be wrapping up the series as in August of last year, it was announced that 13 Reasons Why would be ending with season 4. The initial season revolved around round Clay Jensen (Dylan Minnette) and his friend Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford), who commits suicide after dealing with bullying and sexual assault. The following seasons were about the aftermath of the suicide and how the people in Hannah’s life were affected by what had happened to her.
Created by Brian Yorkey and produced by singer Selena Gomez, the show has earned both massive fan following and criticism for its portrayal of bullying, rape and suicide. The date of the last season was revealed on the Twitter page of the hit show on Monday. “On 5 June, we say our final goodbye,” says a video which shows the cast and crew getting emotional on the final table read.
June 5th. The final season. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/bBuDkSpwCe
— 13 Reasons Why (@13ReasonsWhy) May 11, 2020
The final season of the high school drama, will see Liberty High School’s senior class preparing for graduation but not without being laced with hard decisions that the future holds. The season 4 cast includes Dylan Minnette as Clay Jensen, Alisha Boe as Jessica Davis, Brandon Flynn as Justin Foley, Miles Heizer as Alex Standall, Grace Saif as Ani Achola, Christian Navarro as Tony Padilla, Ross Butler as Zach Dempsey, Devin Druid as Tyler Down, Timothy Granaderos as Montgomery de la Cruz, Anne Winters as Chloe, Deaken Bluman as Winston Williams, Tyler Barnhardt as Charlie St. George, Austin Aaron as Luke Holliday, Inde Navarrette as Estela de la Cruz, RJ Brown as Caleb, Steven Weber as Principle Bowen, Brenda Strong as Mrs. Walker, Amy Hargreaves as Mrs. Jensen, Josh Hamilton as Matt Jensen, Mark Pellegrino as Deputy Standall and introducing Jan Luis Castellanos as Diego Torres.
Shooting the final season has been emotional for the cast. Stars such as Ross Butler and Alisha Boe Navarro have posted heartfelt tributes to the series and their characters.
The teaser was edited after it was final by Series creator Brian Yorkey as he decided to edit the scene after seeking the advice of medical experts, Netflix said in a statement at the time. The scene was the highly controversial graphic suicide scene from the season 1 finale.