We’re not exactly sure how it came up, but when Jaimie Alexander — aka Lady Sif of the Thor films and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., aka the star of NBC’s new fall thriller Blindspot — stopped by Yahoo TV’s studio at San Diego Comic-Con and mentioned in passing that she does a great Chewbacca impression, we had to hear it… especially as she’s the first star to willingly offer a Star Wars impression. “Oh, you just hit the jackpot!” said Alexander, before confidently launching into what can only be described as a spot-on replication of Wookie anguish. Go ahead, check it out. And then watch it again. And then make it your ringtone. It’s that good.
Also, if you’re wondering who the guy next to her is and why he’s wearing a Batman mask, that’s Blindspot exec producer Martin Gero, who gamely spun Yahoo TV’s Wheel of Comic-Con… and wound up having to wear the Batman mask for the rest of the interview. Look for more from our interview with the Blindspot duo coming soon.
Blindspot premieres Monday, Sept. 21 at 10 p.m. on NBC.