Netflix rounds out the cast for the fourth and final season of its critically acclaimed Ozark series. Alfonso Herrera (The exorcist, El baile de los 41) and Adam Rothenberg (The Serpent, Ripper Street) are hired as new series regulars and have a beautiful Sunday (Ten days in the valley, enchanted) and Damian Young (The Trial of Chicago 7, Homeland), both of which reappeared in Season 3, were promoted to series regulars for the new season. Additionally, Bruno Bichir (Narcos, The Bridge), CC Castillo (Outer Banks, True Detective) and Tony winners Katrina Lenk (The Band’s Visit, Tommy) have been selected for recurring roles on the Jason Bateman-produced series with and Executive.
Ozark was created by Bill Dubuque and Mark Williams and is an exciting contemporary drama. It follows the Byrde family’s journey from their normal life in suburban Chicago to their dangerous criminal enterprise in the Ozarks, Missouri. The series explores capitalism, family dynamics, and survival through the eyes (anything but) of ordinary Americans.
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Herrera will play Javi Elizonndro, a member of the Navarro family who strikes a fine line between playing the obedient lieutenant and plotting to take over his uncle’s cartel.
Rothenberg is Mel Sattem, a disgraced cop who now works as a PI. He enjoys the hunt and will not rest until he brings the truth to light.
Solis plays Omar Navarro and Young portrays Jim Rettelsdorf.
LR: Bruno Bichir, CC Castillo, Katrina Lenk
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Bichir will return as Navarro’s priest. Navarro’s confessor and confident; works for the cartel because he deeply believes he belongs where God is most needed.
Castillo is Sheriff Leigh Guerrero, a Missouri law enforcement agency that refuses to play on terms other than their own.
Lenk plays Clare Shaw, CEO of a leading biopharmaceutical company whose judgment is distorted when she learns the real cost of energy.
In the new season, they will join series stars Bateman, Laura Linney, Julia Garner, Sofia Hublitz, Skylar Gärtner, Charlie Tahan, Jessica Frances Dukes, Lisa Emery, John Bedford Lloyd and Joseph Sikora.
As previously announced, Season 4 will be released in two parts, each with 7 episodes, and production is slated to begin this year. Chris Mundy will return as a showrunner, writer and executive producer. Bateman, Mark Williams, John Shiban, Patrick Markey and Bill Dubuque will also serve as executive producers. Laura Linney will serve as co-executive producer.
In season three, when the casino was up, Marty (Jason Bateman) and Wendy (Laura Linney) struggled to keep control of their family’s fate. Marty preached to keep the status quo. With the support of an alliance with Helen (Janet McTeer) and drug cartel leader Omar Navarro (Felix Solis), Wendy planned an expansion. But when Wendy’s brother Ben (Tom Pelphrey) came to town, everyone’s life was thrown into chaos.
Since premiering in 2017, the series has garnered 32 Emmy nominations, with three wins to date for Bateman for Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series and two for Garner for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. The final third season received 18 Emmy nouns. The MRC Television series also received two Golden Globe nominations and six SAG nominations for its appearances by Bateman, Garner and Linney.