Where Was Palmer Filmed? Filming Locations, Cast & Plot

Directed by Fisher Stevens, Palmer is an American film about a former college football Eddie Palmer who becomes the mentor of a young teenager. The film is beautifully portrayed by Cheryl Guerriero starring Justin Timberlake, Ryder Allen, and others and the shooting for this drama took place inside the United States only. Let’s explore the filming locations in detail.

Palmer Filming Locations

Palmer has filmed in various parts of Louisiana: New Orleans, Lacombe, Hammond, Ponchatoula inside the United States of America. According to the official film website, and the filming was completed within 25 days. The shooting started back on 9 November 2019 and lasted till 13 December 2019.

New Orleans

Most of the movie was filmed here. This place is well known among filmmaker , production houses, and night party lovers.


The Benny’s place store that is located at 204 West Thomas Street was filmed inside Hammond. On 2 days of shooting, the film front was covered with a protective layer so that nobody can enter.


On the 26th day of filming, the cast moved to Lacombe along with other crew members. This destination is engulfed by nature and good for shooting the beauty of nature.


Popularly known as Antique city for America, this place is a treasure chest for antique collectors. Moreover, the environment is calm and pure that every tourist and visitor falls in love with it.


Justin Timberlake as Eddie Palmer

Justin Timberlake is playing the role of Eddie Palmer who is a Football star. He is famous as a singer, songwriter, actor and record producer.

Ryder Allen as Sam

Ryder Allen is in the role of a young boy Sam whose mentor is Eddie.

Other cast members starring in the movie are

  • June Squibb as Vivian Palmer
  • Jesse C Boyd as Coles
  • Lance E Nichols as Sibs
  • JD Evermore as Principal Forbes
  • Juno Temple as Shelly
  • Jay Florsheim as Football Referee, and
  • Alisha Wainwright as Maggie Hayes


The story of a former high school football star who came back to his home after completing 12 years in prison. He decides to put his life back together but forms a special bond with a young schoolboy Sam. Later, Eddie becomes the mentor of this boy from a troubled home but side-by-side his past memories are taking him over.

With such a bad past, how will he able to become the mentor of a young child? What has he done so that he was inside the jail? To know these answers you need to watch the movie.

Palmer is currently streaming on Apple TV+ since 29 January 2021.

Lakshya Kaushik

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