Netflix has released the first teaser trailer for Boy Swallows Universe, a new series coming to Netflix soon based upon the Australian novel.

The series is an adaptation of 2018’s novel of the same name by Trent Dalton. Check out the teaser trailer below.

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.

  • 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