“In The Mandalorian’s third episode, Sasha Banks made her debut as Mandalorian resistance fighter Koska Reeves, appearing alongside Katee Sackhoff’s previously animated Bo-Katan Kryze.
“The WWE star — whose real name is Mercedes Kaestner-Varnado — kicked ass and helped save Mando, who was in a very tight spot. When asked about The Mandalorian recently, Banks fangirled about her big Star Wars moment and her enthusiasm was very relatable.
“Prior to her debut in The Mandalorian’s “Chapter 11: The Heiress,” very little was known about Sasha Banks’ role or how she would cross paths with its titular character.
“As it turns out, Koska Reeves was created as an original character for The Mandalorian and she fought as a warrior in Bo-Katan’s Nite Owls, a group dedicated to taking back their home planet of Mandalore.”
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