The Bedtime Stories star plays an alien fighter in the sci-fi movie and insisted on acting out all of her own dramatic scenes.

But Teresa Palmer was forced to seek medical attention when one of the stunts backfired.

She says, "I worked with the stunt team and I told them I didn't want to be treated like a fragile little actress.

"I was black and blue all day, I broke my toe, I got smacked in the face - but it was actually fun!"