Netflix Orders Season Three of ‘Ozark’

Netflix has greenlit a third season of creepy drama Ozark. It will consist of 10 episodes.

Season two debuted Aug. 31. The series follows financial planner Marty Byrde, played by Jason Bateman, and his family as they navigate life in the Ozarks with Byrde owing some favors to a dangerous drug cartel.

Besides Bateman, the cast includes Laura Linney, Julia Garner, Sofia Hublitz and Skylar Gaertner.

Bateman is an executive producer, and directed multiple episodes in seasons one and two. Chris Mundy is an executive producer, as are Bill Dubuque and Mark Williams, who created the series.

Ozark is produced by Bateman’s Aggregate Films in association with Media Rights Capital for Netflix.

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.