Early life[ edit ] Palmer was born and raised in Adelaide , South Australia. She is the only child of Kevin Palmer, an investor, and Paula Sanders, a former nurse and missionary. Her parents divorced in when she was three. Palmer thought that she would work in an animal rescue service, and eventually open her own animal welfare agency.
Thalluri in the independent Australian film 2: She played Lucy, who has a romance with Daniel Radcliffe 's character on a remote beach resort. Palmer studied Dominique Swain 's performance in Lolita to capture her character's overt sexuality.
The film received a standing ovation, a turning point for Palmer, giving her confidence in acting as a career. The trip to Cannes lead her to meet her manager, David Seltzer , and American talent agents. Her part was later recast when the lead characters were rewritten for older actors; her role went to Rachel Bilson. Palmer described her character, Vanessa, as "the bitchy schoolgirl". Palmer jumps into the sea with the band's singer, Kavyen Temperley.
She stated that Los Angeles was "a big adjustment" and "very different" from her home in Australia. George Miller was set to direct the film, but it was cancelled by Warner Bros. Sandler also put Palmer's mother and best friend in scenes in the film.
The film was based on the relevant section of the animated film Fantasia , which was set to a short scherzo for orchestra by Paul Dukas , L'apprenti sorcier The Sorcerer's Apprentice , published in , and by far, the best known of Dukas' compositions , all of which were inspired by the eponymous poem by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
She played Number Six, one of nine aliens hiding out on Earth because her home planet was destroyed. Her character was skilled in martial arts, rode a Ducati motorcycle, and could "phase" her way through solid objects a la The Matrix Reloaded.
She went through stunt training for the role, learning to perform flips, sword fight, and do wirework. The film was adapted from a novel that was the first of a six-part series. Palmer signed on to do three movies, if the film became a franchise. The film began shooting in Sydney in November , and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. It was released on video on demand on 20 May ,  and on home video on 6 June Both films received negative reviews from critics.
The latter film is set to be released in 10 April Written by Palmer and Webber, it is a love story that explores the depths of marriage. The film premiered in the main competition section at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival in February The film was released in the U. It was released nationwide on 26 February The film received mixed reviews; however, their performances were praised.
Personal life[ edit ] Palmer has been one of the two number-one ticket holders , since , of the Port Adelaide Football Club , along with Australian television presenter David Koch. Palmer went to games with the team, she spoke at functions, and performed a game-beginning coin toss. They became engaged in August ,  and married on 21 December in Mexico.