Netflix has announced an 8 part Boy Swallows Universe drama series.

The best selling book by Trent Dalton will be brought to life by Brouhaha Entertainment and notable Australian actor Joel Edgerton!

Author Trent Dalton said, “That sound you hear is my heart exploding. Internal fireworks popping and flashing in pinks and purples and golds. Let me scrape my jaw from the floor and whisper those words again and make sure this dream is true: Boy Swallows Universe is being adapted for the screen for Netflix!

“I truly can’t wait for you all to step inside Boy Swallows Universe, coming soon to Netflix!”

Executive Producers will be Troy Lum (The Water Diviner, Saving Mr Banks, Mao’s Last Dancer) from Brouhaha Entertainment, Andrew Mason (The Matrix, The Water Diviner), Sophie Gardiner (Howard’s End, Chimerica), Kerry Roberts (Foe, Boy Erased) and Joel Edgerton (The Great Gatsby,Bright, The King) from the Blue-Tongue Films Collective. Writers: John Collee (Master and Commander, Happy Feet, Hotel Mumbai)