The project is based on the best selling young adult novel Thirteen Reasons Why.
Selena Gomez is coming back to the small screen.
Netflix has given a straight to series pickup to a project executive produced by the singer and former Disney Channel star.
The series is based on the best selling young adult novel Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher. The up coming Television series, which was created and written by Pulitzer Prize winner Brian Yorkey, has been picked up for 13 episodes.
Before Netflix, Universal picked up the option for 13 Reasons Why in 2012 in hopes of turning it into a starring vehicle for Gomez. The novel centers on a shy California high school student who finds a box of cassette tapes on his doorstep. The tapes were recorded by Hannah Baker, a classmate he had feelings for who committed suicide. The tapes are sent with instructions to pass them on to a list of students like a chain letter, and the tapes explain to 13 people how they played a role in her death.