Ozark star reveals new details about season 3
There will be quite a big time jump between series 2 and 3.
Jason Bateman has teased fans with some new details about Ozark's upcoming third season.
Speaking at last Sunday night’s Emmy awards, he revealed that season three will pick up six months after the second’s dramatic ending.
His crooked accountant Marty Byrde had just finished construction on a riverboat casino, which he planned to use to launder money for a drug cartel, when he learned his wife Wendy (Laura Linney) had successfully ordered a hit on local gangster Cade (Trevor Long).
“The casino is up and running and provides us with more opportunities both positive and negative,” he said. “Some of that is temping and some of it is calming. Ultimately it all affects the family.”
In addition to starring in the show, Bateman has also directed several episodes and acts as executive producer.
Sunday night saw him pick up the Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Drama series while co-star Julia Garner beat Game of Thrones actresses like Lena Heady and Maisie Williams for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
Showrunner Chris Mundy previously hinted at more conflict for the couple in an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, suggesting Marty is on a “slippery slope.”
He also divulged that the arrival of Wendy’s mentally-ill brother will prove a “very de-stabilizing factor” while Cade’s daughter and petty criminal Ruth (Garner) will start to question her loyalty to the Byrde family.
An official release date for the third season of Ozark is not yet known.
Series one and two of Ozark are available to stream on Netflix now.