'Ozark' Season 3: Release date, cast, plot and everything you need to know about Netflix crime thriller
The production for season 3 went on the floors in May and the show is slated for a mid 2020 release on Netflix.
'Ozark' Season 3 is all set to make its way to Netflix next year. The American crime drama's second season ended last year. According to RadioTimes, Jason Bateman, the lead actor confirmed on Twitter that the show will be back with ten episodes. He tweeted: “I’m happy for me, but concerned for Marty,” he wrote, “it’s official OZARK 3 is on its way”.
As reported by Metro, actress Laura Linney, who plays Wendy on the show, also confirmed on 'This Morning' that 'Ozark' will start shooting on Monday. "I’ll have costume fittings and various meetings and jump into season three on Monday," she said.
Here's what we know so far about the upcoming season.
The production went on floors in May and is slated to be in production stage till October, meaning we'll see 'Ozark' season 3 sometime mid-2020 on Netflix
While much of the plot of season 3 has been kept under wraps, Den of Geek reported showrunner Chris Mundy as saying that Marty and Wendy will be "struggling with their power dynamic and 'dealing with outside forces'" when season 3 kicks off, as Wendy's brother, "who we've hinted at the first couple years as having some mental illness in the past" will be "a very destabilizing factor" for the pair. Marty and Wendy were shown to get into the casino business in season 2 in an attempt to try and borrow some cash.
Jason Bateman as Marty Byrde
Bateman plays a self-employed financial advisor. Over the course of the series, he and his business partner begin to launder money for a Mexican drug cartel.
Laura Linney as Wendy Byrde
Wendy plays Marty's wife, an advance person, and stager for a local realtor.
Other cast members
Jordana Spiro as Rachel Garrison, Julia Garner as Ruth Langmore, Jason Butler Harner as Roy Petty, Peter Mullan as Jacob Snell are all set to reprise their roles in the upcoming season. Tom Pelphrey, known for his roles on ‘Iron Fist’ and ‘Banshee’, has joined the cast of ‘Ozark’ season 3. He will play Ben Davis, Wendy Byrde's (Laura Linney) younger brother, who shows up unannounced to remind his sister who she used to be and what exactly she’s running away from.
Joseph Sikora (Power) will portray Frank Cosgrove Jr., the hotheaded son of Kansas City mob boss Frank Cosgrove and Felix Solis (Ten Days in the Valley) will play Omar Navarro, the leader of a massive Mexican drug cartel.
'Ozark' was created by Bill Dubuque and Mark Williams, with Jason Bateman and Chris Mundy serving as executive producers.
With the show still in the shooting phase, we can expect a trailer sometime by the end of the year. We'll keep you updated on it.
According to Radio Times, showrunner Mundy had also revealed that 'Ozark' could probably see as much as five seasons if things go as planned. "We’ve always talked about it as five seasons,” he said at a recent panel discussion ahead of season three. “It could be four, it could be seven … but that always seemed like a good number to us."
Watch this space for more updates on 'Ozark' Season 3
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