The Byrdes To Bid Farewell
Netflix has announced that critically-acclaimed drama Ozark will officially return for a fourth and final season at the streaming service.
The award-winning series starring Jason Bateman and Laura Linney will feature 14 episodes in its final season, released in two parts consisting of seven episodes each.
The show follows a family forced to relocate to the Ozark region in the US after a money-laundering scheme goes wrong. The father of the clan, Marty Byrde has to make amends with a Mexican drug cartel by setting up a larger laundering operation which finds his family, including wife Wendy, daughter Charlotte and son Jonah, all getting involved.
They're going to go out with a bang.
Ozark will be back with an expanded 14-episode final season. pic.twitter.com/otIoUeTXyH
— Netflix (@netflix) June 30, 2020
Showrunner Chris Mundy said in a statement –
“We’re so happy Netflix recognized the importance of giving Ozark more time to end the Byrdes’ saga right. It’s been such a great adventure for all of us — both on-screen and off — so we’re thrilled to get the chance to bring it home in the most fulfilling way possible.”
Bateman, who is a producer and director on the series as well as its star, said –
“A super-sized season means super-sized problems for the Byrdes. I’m excited to end with a bang(s).”
In addition to Bateman and Linney, Ozark’s cast includes Julia Garner, Sofia Hublitz, Skylar Gaertner, Charlie Tahan and Lisa Emery. The series is executive produced by Bateman, Mundy, Mark Williams, John Shiban, Patrick Markey and Bill Dubuque.
Seasons 1-3 of Ozark are currently streaming now on Netflix.