Granaderos, who plays Monty in 13 Reasons Why, says he is excited about the show being picked up for a second season.
I’m celebrating the pickup of season 2 just because the story is so important, and there’s so many cool things to take from it. But as an actor, I don’t know any information, so I’m being very hesitant about getting excited for my role in season 2. All you can do is hope that you get included in some capacity and that’s what I’m doing. Either way, I’m happy for all the cast and crew. It’s just an amazing accomplishment… I hope we get to dive into Monty’s background a little bit and figure out why he is the way he is. From a viewer’s perspective, I want to see everyone who deserves to be held accountable [for what happened to Hannah] held accountable in season 2. I think that’s something huge that we can explore.
Regarding his character:
I’m an optimist as a person, and I like to believe that there’s good in everyone. It goes with this theme of: You never really know what’s going on behind the scenes. So it’s easy to judge someone just based on the surface stuff. I like to think, and I’ve created this whole other backstory, that he’s just a product of his environment. Hopefully there are some redeeming qualities that we maybe get to explore in season 2, but I won’t know until Brian Yorkey does.