Sasha Banks didn't know what to expect on the set of "The Mandalorian" but she knew she would be able to handle it thanks to her time in WWE.
It's often reported that Vince McMahon changes the scripts for WWE television on a whim, sometimes doing so just before the show goes live. The quick script changes and playing a character on television prepared Banks for her role on "Star Wars: The Mandalorian."
"I wanted to do really good. I was like, 'should I get acting classes? I don't know what to do!' [Mandalorian Creator Jon Favreau] is like, 'you do you every single week on live television.' 'You know what, you're right.' What I do is acting every single week. I get a script every single week and I have to remember it like 'bam!' In WWE, that's how exciting it is, our boss is so legendary and crazy and iconic, but again, crazy, that he will change things in an instant that maybe he won't even give you a script and he'll just push you out there. He will change a script on me in 30 seconds and you have to pull it together," said Banks on the Normal Not Normal podcast.
Banks has done an excellent job pulling it together as she's the reigning SmackDown Women's Champion.
Banks appeared in two episodes of The Mandalorian, including the season finale. Her co-star Katee Sackhoff praised her performance in an interview with Schmoedown Entertainment Network. You can find her full comments by clicking here.
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