Boy Swallows Universe on NetflixBoy Swallows Universe continued to soar in its second week, climbing to #3 in the Global TV Top 10, and officially hitting #1 in Australia.  

The new Netflix Aussie TV drama has also hit #4 in the UK and #6 in the US, continuing to remain Netflix’s most popular Australian-made TV series on record. 

The all-star cast and crew talk about what it was like bringing to life one of Australia’s most beloved stories from author Trent Dalton in a new YouTube featurette and blog.

Boy Swallows Universe is the latest Australian story to feature in the Netflix Top 10 with Love Is In The Air recently landing at #2 in the global Top 10 and Surviving Summer Season 2 landing at #7. Other Australian productions recently featured in the Top 10 include hits Fisk, Run Rabbit Run, Wellmania, True Spirit, The Stranger and Heartbreak High

ABOUT BOY SWALLOWS UNIVERSE

Directors: Bharat Nalluri (Shantaram, Little America), Jocelyn Moorhouse (The Dressmaker, Stateless)

Writer: John Collee (Hotel Mumbai, Master and Commander)

Executive Producers: Joel Edgerton, Troy Lum, Andrew Mason, Sophie Gardiner 

Key Cast: Simon Baker, Anthony LaPaglia, Travis Fimmel, Phoebe Tonkin, Felix Cameron, Bryan Brown, Lee Tiger Halley, Sophie Wilde, Christopher James Baker, HaiHa Le, Deborah Mailman, Ben O’Toole, Zachary Wan, Millie Donaldson, Eloise Rothfield

Production: Brouhaha Entertainment, Chapter One, Anonymous Content

Synopsis:

An epic coming-of-age story set in 1980s Brisbane that blends the magic and innocence of youth with the brutal reality of the adult world. A lost father, a mute brother, a recovering addict mum, a heroin dealer for a stepfather, and a notorious criminal for a babysitter. Eli Bell is just trying to follow his heart and understand what it means to become a good man, but fate keeps throwing obstacles in his way. Adapted from Trent Dalton’s iconic Australian novel, Boy Swallows Universe explores the crossroads where a boy becomes a man, good toys with evil, and the everyday meets the extraordinary.

Boy Swallows Universe on Netflixstreaming now

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