Geektown Radio 107: ’13 Reasons Why’ Production Designer Diane Lederman, UK TV News & UK TV Air Date Info!
This week we return with all the latest tv news, and an interview with the Diane Lederman, the Production Designer behind Netflix’s very special upcoming drama, 13 Reasons Why, which arrives on the streaming service from the 31st March 2017.
Based on the best-selling books by Jay Asher, 13 Reasons Why follows teenager Clay Jensen (Dylan Minnette – Goosebumps) as he returns home from school to find a mysterious box with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford) – his classmate and crush – who tragically committed suicide two weeks earlier. On tape, Hannah explains that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Will Clay be one of them? If he listens, he’ll find out how he made the list. Through Hannah and Clay’s dual narratives, 13 Reasons Why weaves an intricate and heart wrenching story of teenage life that will deeply affect viewers.
Diane Lederman worked her way through the ranks of the tv & film production industry, rising to become a set decorator, and then taking control as a production designer. She’s worked on tv shows such as The Leftovers & The Americans, films such as Limitless & The Butler. We cover some of her background on those other shows, but mainly we chat about the massive challenge of bringing to life such a beloved book as 13 Reasons Why.
Also On This Week’s Show:
- Bex is back as co-host this week, so we chat about our latest gaming experiences, including Mass Effect Andromeda, more on the new Iron Fist series, the epic, mind bending awesomeness that is Legion!
- We take a look at all the latest tv news from the UK and the USA including CBS’s massive renewal spree, Netflix’s Altered Carbon, Channel 4’s Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams, and David Boreanaz’s new show.
- We give you our recommendations for upcoming TV in the next 7 days.
Geektown Radio 107: ‘13 Reasons Why’ Production Designer Diane Lederman, UK TV News & UK TV Air Date Info!
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Dave has over 20 years experience in the digital industry, and is founder and editor of Geektown. Obviously a huge geek himself, he can often be found in front of the latest tv show or movie, on various video games, or with his head in a comic book.