13 Reasons Why season 4: Release date, cast, spoilers, theories and trailer

7 August 2019, 14:48

Katie Louise-Smith

By Katie Louise-Smith

From the 2020 release date to cast, spoilers and trailers...here's everything we know about 13 Reason Why season 4 so far

The controversial Netflix series 13 Reasons Why returns for a third season on August 23rd but despite calls for it to be cancelled, the show has been renewed for a fourth and final season on the streaming service.

Lead by Dylan Minnette following Katherine Langford's departure after season 2, season 4 will likely deal with the aftermath and fall out of Bryce Walker's death. Of course, we won't know much more about the fourth season until season 3 lands on our screens but there's a few details we already know so far...

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Here's everything you need to know about 13 Reasons Why season 4, including the release date and the cast...

13 Reasons Why season 4 - release date, cast, trailer
13 Reasons Why season 4 - release date, cast, trailer. Picture: Netflix

Has 13 Reasons Why season 4 been renewed? Was 13 Reasons Why season 4 cancelled?

Just before the release date of 13 Reasons Why season 3, it was confirmed that Netflix had renewed the show for a fourth and final season.

When will 13 Reasons Why season 4 be released on Netflix?

There is currently no release date for 13 Reasons Why season 4.

Despite season 3 only just being released, it was also announced that season 4 was already in production. This means it shouldn't be too long until the fourth season is released on the streaming service.

Filming for season 3 took place in August 2018 and ran through until February 2019. It was held up a few months because of the California wildfires. If season 4 follows a similar filming pattern, season 4 will likely be released at some point in the second half of 2020.

How many episodes will be in 13 Reasons Why season 4?

There's been no official announcement about the amount of episodes that'll feature in the final season but, given that season 1, 2 and 3 all had 13, it's a safe bet to assume season 4 will also have 13 episodes.

13 Reasons Why season 4 cast - What characters will return?

We likely won't know the actual answer to this question until season 3 has finished but it's safe to assume that some characters could be missing from the final season.

According to EW, season 4 will "feature the core cast’s graduation from Liberty High." Assuming no one else dies in the third season, we should be seeing the following cast members return for graduation in the final season.

- Dylan Minnette as Clay
- Alisha Boe as Jessica
- Miles Heizer as Alex
- Brandon Flynn as Justin
- Devin Druid as Tyler
- Ross Butler as Zach
- Anne Winters as Chloe
- Christian Navarro as Tony

Despite Bryce being dead, Justin Prentice could very well appear in flashback scenes. Derek Luke and Amy Hargreaves will also likely return as Mr Porter and Clay's mum Lainie too.

13 Reasons Why season 4 theories - What will happen?

Again, we won't know enough about season 3 to be able to form any theories about this one yet but we do know one thing: the high school characters will graduate.

There will also no doubt be several storylines that deal with the fall out of Bryce's death. Some characters could be in jail, others could still be harbouring some secrets that start weighing heavy on their mind (you know, the usual 13 Reasons Why drama...)

You can probably bet that there will also be another mystery that the characters will have to solve.