Ozark for season 4 is returning to Netflix, but it will be the final season. It is often ranked among the best shows on Netflix; it is a Netflix Original crime drama series created by Mark Williams and Bill Dubuque. Ozark is quite popular among the audience, becoming one of the biggest and best Originals on Netflix to date.
In April 2020, it was announced that the series ranks among the most-watched titles of all time. Thirty million people watched the third season. The series 1st released in 2017, and as the year pass by, it has earned its place among the best on Netflix. It reached 32 Emmy nominations alone. The most recent season was released in March 2020.
In June 2020, Netflix officially confirmed that Ozark would be returning for a fourth and final season. On multiple Netflix social media platforms, the news broke that this season will be the final one and will be split into two. Season 4 will have 14 episodes, and each half will have seven episodes.
Showrunner Chris Munday said, “We’re so happy Netflix recognized the importance of giving #Ozark more time to end the Byrdes’ saga right.” In an interview with Jason Bateman in Collider just before the season 4 announcement, he revealed some fascinating insight into the production and what that means for season 4. For each episode, 11 days are required for shooting with two weeks beforehand to prep. To shoot the entire season takes six months.
In late 2020, the 1st block of the new season has been completed as per the update from Wesley Hogan, the location manager of Ozark. In October 2020, in Wesley’s discussion with KFTV, he revealed the hectic filming schedule Ozark was going.
The shooting for the 4th season began on November 9 and concluded on December 17, 2020. Due to Covid, Jason Bateman has revealed he won’t be directing any further episodes of Ozark. New cast calling in May 2021 indicates that filming is ongoing, with filming still planned for late May 2021. Not many details are available regarding the casting. Creators are currently recruiting business people, cafe patrons, people, federal agents, gang members, a newscaster to participate in an airport scene.
No proper release date has been announced yet. But as per speculations, it can be released in 2nd half of 2021.