The Byrdes and their teenage kids, Charlotte and Jonah, are, for all intents and purposes, an ordinary family with ordinary lives. Except for the job of Marty, a Chicago financial advisor who also serves as the top money launderer for the second largest drug cartel in Mexico. When things go awry, Marty must uproot his family from the skyscrapers of Chicago and relocate to the lazy lake region of the Missouri Ozarks.
Ozark is an American drama series created by Bill Dubuque. The first season comprises ten one-hour episodes produced by Media Rights Capital.Jason Bateman stars in the series and directed half of the episodes. Bateman portrays financial planner Marty Byrde, who suddenly relocates from a Chicago suburb to a summer resort community in the Missouri Ozarks, and who must pay off a debt to a Mexican drug lord, with Laura Linney playing his wife Wendy. The first season was released on Netflix on July 21, 2017.