LAURA LINNEY TALKS ABOUT HAVING TROUBLE FITTING NETFLIX SERIES OZARK INTO ONE CATEGORY AND HER FORMULA FOR CHOOSING ROLES
Even with an entire irst season behind her, Laura Linney is not 100 per cent certain how she would describe her Netlix series, Ozark. Linney plays Wendy Byrde, the mother in a suburban Chicago family forced by some bad people to move to Missouri to start a money-laundering business.
The 10-episode second season of the streaming series is now available on the digital platform.
“It starts with family, and then it goes cultural, and then it goes psychological thriller. It’s crime. Suspense. It’s sort of all braided together with the emphasis sometimes on one thing and then sometimes on another,” Linney says. “It’s also a strange look at America and the strange cultures that are in this very, very large country.
“It feels like a lot of different things.”
Season two follows Marty Bryde (Jason Bateman) and his family as they navigate life while dealing with a drug cartel. The crime syndicate sends their ruthless attorney, Helen Pierce (Janet Mcteer), to shake things up as the Byrdes are inally getting settled. Marty and Wendy struggle to balance family interests while facing more dangers presented by their partnerships with the Snells, the cartel and their new deputy, Ruth
Laura Linney and Jason Bateman star as husband-wife in the show.