Hunter Valley News

Boy Swallows Universe adaptation has universal appeal

Josh Leeson
Updated January 11 2024 - 1:28pm, first published 8:57am
Phoebe Tonkin plays mother and recovering drug addict, Frankie, in Boy Swallows Universe. Picture Netflix
Phoebe Tonkin plays mother and recovering drug addict, Frankie, in Boy Swallows Universe. Picture Netflix

THERE'S plenty riding on Netflix's adaptation of Australian novel Boy Swallows Universe.

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Josh Leeson

Josh Leeson

Journalist

Josh Leeson is an entertainment and features journalist, specialising in music, at the Newcastle Herald. He first joined the masthead in 2008 after stints at the Namoi Valley Independent and Port Stephens Examiner and has previously covered sport including the Asian Cup, A-League, Surfest, cricket and rugby league.