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Selena Gomez to turn Jay Asher novel into Netflix series

Selena Gomez has snapped up the film rights to Jay Asher's 2007 novel 13 Reasons Why and could appear in the series adaptation of the beloved book.

Netflix bosses are in final negotiations with the Come & Get It singer and her mother Mandy Teefey, who hope to turn the story into a 13-episode mini-series.


Asher's novel centers upon a boy named Clay Jensen who discovers cassette tapes recorded by his dead school crush. On the tapes, she details the 13 reasons why she decided to end her life.


Gomez and her mom will serve as executive producers.