Ozark season 4 is set to deliver the slow-burn Netflix crime drama to an end, after lots of turns, twists, and enormous surprises. Shooting a string during the pandemic is not an easy task, so reluctantly there’ve been some COVID-induced flaws, even though the show is filming now. Plus, there is a good deal of information out there about what we can expect in the final setup, so we’ve got a whole lot to tide us over while we wait.
We have piled up everything we understand about the last season up to now, including a formal plot synopsis and casting information, in addition to information on who can or will not be directing episodes of season 4. We have also done our best to forecast if we can expect a release date and a trailer, and put our thinking caps on to wonder where the storyline could take us. So, scroll to check out everything there is to know so far about Ozark season 4.
Release Date of Ozark season 4:
Netflix has not got ready an atmosphere date for Ozark might come back for a 4th and last season the previous June. The last season would be shared into two components; the first part could be aired from the prior 2021. The 2nd part is probably to launch in the coming year, feasibly in spring 2022. Said that in an earnings letter to the stakeholders Netflix did not enlist Ozark as one of the most anticipated plans of 2021 (involving the latest season of Sex Education and The Witcher second season), so it might be happening later than expected.
Ozark Season 4 cast:
- Charlotte Byrde by Sofia Hublitz
- Jonah Byrde by Skylar Gaertner
- Omar Navarro by Felix Solis
- Darlene Snell by Lisa Emery
- Wyatt Langmore by Charlie Tahan
- FBI Special Agent Maya Miller by Jessica Frances Dukes
- Frank Cosgrove by Hohn Bedford
- Frank Cosgrove Jr by Joseph Sikora
- a neighborhood Sheriff by Kevin L Johnson
- FBI Agent Trevor Evans by McKinley Belcher iii
Ozark season 4 plot
Plot details are thin on the ground today, but it’s easy to speculate what might be headed our way into Ozark season 4. To begin with, Ruth is very likely to do something drastic after Wendy enabled Ben to be murdered — and Ruth is now on Darlene’s team, which could spell trouble for the Byrdes.
The official plot summary for season 4 reads: “The new season will mark the last chapter in the Byrde family’s travel from suburban Chicago life to their criminal venture from the Ozarks.”
Jason Bateman has given a brief teaser about what to expect: “A supersized season means super-sized issues to the Byrdes. I’m eager to finish with a bang(s).” He has also revealed that he understands the series’ ending, telling Indie Wire: “I do know where everything is going to end… I was interested in the significant question [Chris Mundy, showrunner] has the opportunity to reply: Are they going to get away with it, or are they likely to cover a bill? What exactly does he want to message into the viewer about the results of what exactly the Byrdes have done — or lack thereof?” He added: “We had some wonderful discussions about that, and he has very great thoughts about that. Specifically, what kind of happens at the end of the previous episode: I understand, and it is good.”
Chris Mundy, Ozark’s showrunner, said to Entertainment Weekly of an at-the-time hypothetical fourth season: “Well if we’re fortunate enough to get a season 4, I think it will be about whether or not Ruth really can create a thing of her own that she wants and is renewable, or if she needs something else. And I think it’ll be about if the Byrdes can they turn the biggest mistake of their own lives into this huge benefit, and also how much will karma catch up with them if they perform?”
Ben’s death was a massive shock, also took its toll on his sister Wendy, who broke down afterward. Ruth was almost a surrogate of Byrde at that point, but his death has split them apart apparently for good — it will be hard for her to ever forgive Wendy providing the go-ahead for Ben’s murder. Additionally, Wendy and Marty’s son Jonah understands the facts about Ben’s departure — he did not take it well at all, so there’s a lot of trouble on the horizon.
Then there is Navarro, who is also about to become a big presence in the show next year 3’s shocking end. That will probably introduce a whole lot more danger into the Byrdes’ lives. Mundy also detailed what’s coming up for the Byrdes and Navarro: “Marty type of said it from the address he gives to attempt to get Wendy out of bed, which explains that we must burrow to the middle of this thing. To us, it’s that. It is, you are a vital part of this enterprise at the moment and you are completely on his radar, to the point where he is commingling his or someone else’s blood with yours you’re sharing in that. Therefore, for better or worse, you are completely in this game, and it’s yours to see if you’ve got another play left .”
We can also expect the Byrdes to become more of a group moving forward. “Part of what they’ve come to understand in season 3 is that they have each tried to do it completely by themselves and the entire thing doesn’t work unless they are doing it together,” Mundy continued. “They are both wise and capable and prepared to do a few things, but it’s not enough until there are the two of them. The end of season 3 brought that into sharp relief, so that is where they are, and I think they both feel it — and not only as an intellectual entity, it’s finally sort of an emotional realization.”
Without Ruth, it’s almost sure the duo will have to present a united front to deal with their challenges.