After playing kids in Red Dog: True Blue, A Wrinkle in Time, Jasper Jones and Pan, Levi Miller is set to take on his most mature role in writer-director Tyson Johnston’s debut feature Streamline.
Miller will play a 15-year-old swimming prodigy who self-destructs after his long absent father is released from jail.
Bronte Pictures’ Blake Northfield and Nathan Walker will produce the drama which is intended to go into production in Queensland in late 2019.
The movie is a deeply personal project for the La-based filmmaker, who grew up as a competitive swimmer and is drawing on memories from those times.
“It’s a movie about my own experiences growing up inside of a broken family without a father around,” he tells If.
“It’s about the pains my mum and my brothers and I all lived with at certain stages in our lives and the silly things
Levi Miller comes of age in Australian swimming drama ‘Streamline’