Ozark Showrunner Confirms [SPOILER] Is Definitely Dead

Warning: Spoilers ahead for Ozark season 4, episode 14, “A Hard Way to Go.”
Ozark showrunner Chris Mundy confirms Ruth Langmore is indeed dead and, therefore, likely won’t appear in any potential spinoffs. When Netflix’s panic-inducing crime drama premiered in 2017, it introduced audiences to the money-laundering Martin “Marty” Byrde (Jason Bateman) as he relocated his family from Chicago to Missouri in a half-baked attempt to appease a prominent drug cartel. In the Ozarks, Marty meets habitual criminal Ruth Langmore (Julia Garner), who has proven just as brilliant as her mentor, and more compelling—not to mention terrifying—than those that …