Deadline is exclusively reporting that Tom Pelphrey, Jessica Frances Dukes, Joseph Sikora and Felix Solis have signed up to join the cast of Netflix’s crime drama series Ozark.
The second season of continues to follow Marty Bryde and his family as they navigate the murky waters of life within a dangerous drug cartel. With Del out, the crime syndicate sends their ruthless attorney Helen Pierce to town to shake things up just as The Byrdes are finally settling in. Marty and Wendy struggle to balance their family interests amid the escalating dangers presented by their partnerships with the power-hungry Snells, the cartel and their new deputy, Ruth Langmore, whose father Cade has been released from prison. The stakes are even higher than before and The Byrdes soon realise they have to go all in before they can get out.
Along with the same report, it’s stated that Lisa Emery and Janet McTeer have been promoted to series regulars for the third season, after recurring in the second.
Tom Pelphrey (whose credits include Iron Fist and Banshee) will be playing the role of Ben Davis, Wendy’s capricious younger brother who arrives for an unannounced and inopportune visit. He quickly reminds Wendy who she used to be and who she was running from.
Jessica Frances Dukes (whose credits include Jessica Jones and New Amsterdam) will be playing the role of Maya Miller, an FBI agent and forensic accountant who comes to the casino with one goal, to take Marty down and do it by the book.
Joseph Sikora (whose credits include Power and The Intruder) will be playing the role of Frank Cosgrove Jr. The hotheaded son of Kansas City mob boss Frank Cosgrove. Frank Jr. immediately clashes with Ruth when forced to work together in the new casino laundering business.
Felix Solis (whose credits include Ten Days In The Valley and SEAL Team) will be playing the role of Omar Navarro. As the ruthless leader of Mexico’s second largest drug cartel, Navarro attacks his enemies with both brutal violence and psychological warfare, as the Byrdes will personally discover this season.
Pelphrey and Dukes will be series regulars, while Sikora and Solis will be recurring.
Ozark also stars Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Sofia Hublitz, Skylar Gaertner, Julia Garner, Jordana Spiro and Peter Mullan.