What will happen in Ozark Season 3?
Season 2 left the Byrdes with Marty's casino boat up and running, and according to Netflix, the upcoming installment will pick back up six months later with the underground plan still underway to continue with their money laundering and further establish Byrde Enterprises.
A lot of shenanigans will probably go down on that boat, but it's also said to be a point of contention between Marty and Wendy, as she's started to come into her power and have ideas of her own about the entire operation. IndieWire reported that on an April 2019 panel Bateman gave a one word answer as to what the focus of Season 3 would be -- and he said, "Wendy" -- so she'll definitely be making her own dealings this time around, including one with Helen and cartel leader Omar Navarro, which Netflix shared in a press release. She did take a pretty hard turn in the Season 2 finale -- when she ordered a hit on Ruth's father Cade (Trevor Long) behind Marty's back -- so it's clear she's digging her new life of crime.
While Marty and Wendy struggle with their power dynamic, according to showrunner Chris Mundy, they'll also be "dealing with outside forces" when Wendy’s brother Ben comes to town. Ben's previously been referenced as having a history of mental illness and will be a "very destabilizing factor."
Furthermore, based on Mundy's comments to The Hollywood Reporter in an August interview, we’ll be seeing Ruth struggle as well. "Going into Season 3, we see [Ruth] very much wanting to be a member of the Byrde family," Mundy said. "However, as she gets deeper and deeper into the enterprise, she starts to wonder if being a Byrde is the best thing to be."