She has also been nominated for 3 Tony Awards and 1 BAFTA Award.
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The drama takes place in the world of drug-money laundering and centers around a family, with Bateman and Linney as parents, and their relocation to a resort community in the Missouri Ozarks. Arrested Development star Bateman will also direct and executive produce.
Ozark Laura Linney is returning to television with the actress tapped to star opposite Jason Bateman in the Netflix drama series “Ozark”.
Bill Dubuque (“The Judge”) is onboard as writer-executive producer alongside Bateman who will also direct and “Hell on Wheels” producer Chris Mundy who will serve as showrunner.
Set in the world of drug-money laundering, the pair play a financial planner couple who must suddenly relocate from Chicago to a summer resort community in the Ozarks.
Multi-Award Winner Laura Linney Stars Alongside Jason Bateman in New Netflix Original Drama Series "Ozark" Beverly Hills, CA - July 27, 2016 - Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network, has ordered Ozark, a 10-episode first season, one-hour drama, from Media Rights Capital, starring Jason Bateman and Laura Linney.
Bateman also serves as an executive producer and director on the series.Laura will follow Ozark by starring in The Little Foxes, which will be directed by Daniel Sullivan at Manhattan Theatre Club.Laura has been nominated for 3 Academy Awards, won 2 Golden Globe Awards, 4 Emmy Awards, 1 SAG award, and 1 National Board of Review Award.Grounded in dark reality, this money-centric present day story revolves around financial planner Marty (Jason Bateman) and Wendy Bird (Laura Linney) and their family’s sudden relocation from the suburbs of Chicago to a summer resort community in the Missouri Ozarks.Rather than the familiar skyscrapers and trading floors, “Ozark” explores capitalism, family dynamics, and survival through the eyes of (anything but) ordinary Americans.Grounded in dark reality, this money-centric present day story revolves around financial planner Marty (Jason Bateman) and Wendy Bird (Laura Linney) and their family's sudden relocation from the suburbs of Chicago to a summer resort community in the Missouri Ozarks.