Sasha Banks Discusses Traveling From WWE Events To Star Wars: The Mandalorian Filming

Sasha Banks has had a busy schedule over the past year as she's been one of the faces of WWE and starred in Star Wars: The Mandalorian.

Banks reportedly shot scenes for The Mandalorian in February and the filming schedule coincided with her WWE schedule, leading to a busy time for the current SmackDown Women's Champion.

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"To be honest with you, Brandon, it honestly never set in," Banks told Brandon Davis of ComicBook when asked when it set it that she was filming Star Wars. "Every time I went to set, because I went straight from WWE from live national television, I would have to wake up at 5:00 in the morning, catch a flight and go straight to the trailer. And they're like, "Why do you have glitter all over your face?" And I'm like, "I'm sorry. I've been Sasha Banks." I would walk on set and I just be like, "Oh my god, I can not believe that I'm here," because the set was just so, so, so incredible. I literally felt that I was in a whole different galaxy, in a whole different world. I have no idea how they did that. Whoever made that set, wow! Wow, wow, wow! It's so breathtaking. And the whole time I was there, honestly, it never set in because I went from that straight back to WWE and I couldn't tell anybody. So I just kind of always had to live in the moment and be present in everything that I was doing. So I was just like, all right, eventually, when I'm able to talk about it, I think that's when it will probably set in that I'm part of something really, really cool and special."

Banks' episode of The Mandalorian premiered on Disney+ on November 13. She plays Koska Reeves, one of the two Mandalorian warriors working for Bo-Katan Kryze (Katee Sackhoff). Koska a member of the Nite Owls, a band of female Mandalorian warriors led by Bo-Katan, who then became part of the Mandalore resistance.

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