Netflix series ’13 Reasons Why’ schedules open casting call

The Netflix drama-mystery series “13 Reasons Why” has scheduled an open casting call for June 4, 2017 in Northern California seeking people of all ages and types to work a fully paid extras and stand-ins for season 2. Speaking roles are also being cast for season 2 in Los Angeles and San Francisco. The series is based on the 2007 novel “Thirteen Reasons Why” by Jay Asher. ALMA Award winner Selena Gomez executive produces with her July Moon Productions partner Mandy Teefey. Diana Son and Brian Yorkey also executive produce and serve as co-showrunners on the series.

“13 Reasons Why” centers on thirteen different high school students who receive audio tapes from a recently deceased classmate, informing each of them how they contributed to her decision to kill herself and instructions on what to do. If the chain is broken, an unknown second set of tapes will be released to the rest of the student body.

“13 Reasons Why” season 2 will premiere worldwide in 2018 on Netflix.

Netflix “13 Reasons Why” Open Casting Call Dates & Locations

The popular Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” has scheduled the following open casting call for the show’s second season. To be considered, all adults, children and foreign talent must be legally eligible to work on television shows in the San Francisco Bay Area and in the United States. Minors need a California Entertainment Work Permit. The 2017 San Francisco Actors Resource Guide eBook has the information and documentation necessary for all talent to work in the entertainment in Northern California and in the United States.

All ages and types of any ethnicity are welcome to attend the open casting call, both union and non-union talent. Minor teens and kids must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. No previous experience is required, and these are fully paid positions as extras and stand-ins. Especially needed are people between the ages of 18 – 26, to portray high school students, cheerleaders, coffee shop patrons, teachers and high school athletes. Shooting on season two will take place in the San Francisco area, specifically in San Rafael, Sebastopol and Vallejo.


USA World Classics Museum
1525 Sonoma Street
Vallejo, CA 94590


Sunday June 4, 2017
11:00am – 3:00pm

Please bring a non-returnable recent color photo and a resume if available, but not required. Two photos will be taken at the open casting call. Please dress casual with minimal makeup. Men who are trying out for a high school role are asked to come clean-shaven.

If you are unable to attend the open casting call, you can register online here.

Principal Actor Casting Director (speaking roles only)

Los Angeles:

Barbara Fiorentino Casting
588 N. Larchmont Blvd.
2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90004

San Francisco:

To register with Nina Henninger Casting, submit to the address below.

Please include: A Current Photo

Contact Information including:

Home phone
Cell phone

Stats including:

Hair color
Eye color

Nina Henninger & Associates Casting
5214F Diamond Hts Blvd
Suite 626
San Francisco, CA 94131


Starring and supporting roles are being cast through talent agents in Los Angeles and San Francisco. You can find comprehensive listings and submission addresses for talent agents here. However, if you are not signed with an agent and wish to self-submit, I highly recommend that your 8×10 color headshot and resume along with the cover letter be sent in a 9 x 12 Clear Full Face Window Envelope with the photo visible in the window. Click Here to purchase 9 x 12 Clear Full Face Window Envelopes. Click Here to purchase the best resume and cover letter paper.

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions (see above).

July Moon Productions
10100 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Kicked to the Curb Productions
10960 Wilshire Blvd.
5th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Anonymous Content
3532 Hayden Avenue
Culver City, CA 90232

Paramount Television
5555 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90038


100 Winchester Circle
Los Gatos, CA 95032

Executive Producers:

Brian Yorkey
Diana Son
Selena Gomez
Mandy Teefey
Steve Golin
Kristel Laiblin
Tom McCarthy
Michael Sugar
Joy Gorman Wettels
Brian Yorkey


Joe Incaprera


Jay Asher (novel)
Brian Yorkey (creator)
Nic Sheff
Elizabeth Benjamin
Diana Son
Thomas Higgins
Nathan Jackson
Nathan Louis Jackson
Kirk A. Moore
Hayley Tyler


Kyle Patrick Alvarez
Gregg Araki
Carl Franklin
Tom McCarthy
Helen Shaver
Jessica Yu


Dylan Minnette as Clay Jensen
Katherine Langford as Hannah Baker
Christian Navarro as Tony Padilla
Alisha Boe as Jessica Davis
Brandon Flynn as Justin Foley
Justin Prentice as Bryce Walker
Miles Heizer as Alex Standall
Ross Butler as Zach Dempsey
Devin Druid as Tyler Down
Amy Hargreaves as Lainie Jensen
Derek Luke as Kevin Porter
Kate Walsh as Olivia Baker


Follows teenager Clay Jensen, in his quest to uncover the story behind his classmate and crush, Hannah, and her decision to end her life.