Jason Bateman Netflix series filmed in Gwinnett premieres online

Jason Bateman’s new Netflix series “Ozark” premiered Friday morning, and the whole series is available to stream. While watching, you may recognize some spots in Gwinnett County and other parts of Georgia, where the show filmed early this year and in 2016.

The show, which focuses on Bateman’s money laundering character forced to relocate his family from Chicago to the Ozarks region, is set in Missouri, but was largely filmed in Georgia.

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The series filmed in downtown Lawrenceville in February. The city’s historic courthouse may have a cameo on the show, as access to the building and multiple streets around it were cut off for two days of filming. 

“Ozark” also filmed in Norcross. The show cast for extras in the area for one day of filming on Feb. 2. Filming also took place in Woodstock and on Lake Allatoona, according to its IMDB page.

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Rangers with the State Department of Natural Resources believe there may be more than one bear involved in a string of recent sightings in Gwinnett County.

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