“I think there were a lot of cast members who were like ‘I can’t believe you didn’t tell me?!'” she laughed. “It was incredibly emotional because my entire life has been spent…all I ever wanted was to be an actor. All I’ve wanted to do is play pretend and that is the ultimate.
“I’m about to play an alien – as a girl, who knew?! And that’s incredible and it’s really emotional because of that and I feel I’m immersing myself into a world and the love of it.
“The fans are the most kind of creative and enthusiastic people and it’s so exciting to be a part of that. I know quite a few people who have been in it and talking to them it’s a moment in their life and there’s only a few people who know what it’s like. There’s only thirteen of us.”