Netflix Drama ‘Ozark’ Adds Julia Garner Opposite Jason Bateman and Laura Linney
Julia Garner has been cast as a series regular in Netflix’s upcoming drama series “Ozark,” opposite Jason Bateman and Laura Linney, Variety has learned.
The series revolves around financial planner Marty Bird (Bateman), his wife Wendy (Linney) and their family’s sudden relocation from a Chicago suburb to a resort community in the Missouri Ozarks. Garner will portray Ruth, a girl who comes from a mischievous family in the Ozarks.
The series will premiere on Netflix in 2017.
Garner is a familiar face to Netflix, having recently appeared in “The Get Down” on the streaming giant. Her other television credits include an arc on FX’s “The Americans” and an appearance on HBO’s “Girls.” On the film side, she was in “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” “Grandma,” “Electrick Children” and “Martha Marcy May Marlene.” Garner also recently completed production on Liz Garcia’s upcoming feature film, “One Percent More Humid,” opposite Juno Temple.
Garner is repped by United Talent Agency, Anonymous Content and Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern.