‘Ozark’ Renewed for Season 2 at Netflix

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Ozark” has been renewed for Season 2 at NetflixVariety has learned.

Like the first, the second season will consist of 10 episodes. The series follows financial planner Marty (Jason Bateman) and his wife Wendy Byrde (Laura Linney). Without warning, Marty relocates the family from the suburbs of Chicago to a summer resort community in the Missouri Ozarks after a money laundering scheme puts him in the crosshairs of a Mexican drug lord.

Bateman directed multiple episodes in addition to serving as an executive producer. Chris Mundy executive produced and wrote for the series. Bill Dubuque and Mark Williams created the series and also executive produce. The series is produced by Bateman’s Aggregate Films in association with Media Rights Capital for Netflix.

The series has received mostly positive reviews, with Variety‘s Sonia Saraiya writing: “ The taut thriller veers close toward storytelling pitfalls that other prestige dramas have made — strippers, money laundering, infidelity, a sex tape, bags of cash, barrels of acid — but deftly avoids falling into the bleak soup of bloated streaming dramas about a tortured male soul. ‘Ozark’ so carefully guides the audience through the story that it is one of the most compulsively watchable debuts of the year — a crime story that is part-thriller, part-caper, and endlessly surprising.”

Netflix also recently renewed freshman comedy “GLOW,” which is a fictional account of a real all-female wrestling TV show from the 1980’s. That renewal came on the heels of the cancellation of the drama series “Gypsy” starring Naomi Watts.

 

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  1. Andromeda says:

    Best show we’ve seen since Broadchurch. Great cast, and awesome songs in the backdrop. So happy it got renewed for season 2!

  2. ELBURITTOLOCO says:

    Show was amazing. best season of a show I have seen in a while. But my concern here is whether this is one of those that would do best as a 1 season stand alone. Definitely interested to see where it goes from here but I REALLY hope they do season 1 justice in season 2 and it doesn’t crash and burn.

  3. Linda M says:

    As I used to live in Ozark AR, my uncle turned me on to this show. Just finished season one, it was great! Beautiful country side, with LOTS of surprises! Do we really have to wait until next JULY to see season 2?

  4. Garreth Lovejoy says:

    Heck yes, such a fantastic show. Pumped!

  5. Anthony says:

    Without any indication what this series was about, or indeed how may episodes/seasons had aired, I watched that first episode as was hooked.
    The casting director needs congratulating for putting together a team of actors who all bring their A-game to this show.. The twists and turns in every episode compel the viewer to want more. TBH a no-brainer to make second series and I for one can’t wait..

  6. anit says:

    I really loved the suspense of this show…..until the last episode. The preacher could have done something different……that was not okay!

  7. Marshall says:

    What a great show! Jason Bateman can play any roll convincingly. Loved it. Can’t wait for season two.

  8. Preston Stubbs says:

    Excellent news! Loved season1 .Kudos To Justin Bateman and entire cast. Outstanding casting and clever writing and plot line. Can’t wait for season two

  9. Kevin says:

    Love the show! I want more!

  10. Shane Wilson says:

    Great news for a great show. Do they have an air date for season 2? Im ready!!!

  11. Anita J says:

    Best news ever!!! Awesome first season!! Unbelievable final episode – great work on the all episodes ❤️

  12. Light says:

    Wow, just finished season 1 today. Bateman is on 🔥!

  13. Niki says:

    SOOOO HAPPPPYYYYYY!!!!

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