Richards, 49, opened up about wanting Girardi, 48, for the enduring function saying throughout an look on PeopleTV’s Sofa Browsing that “She’s robust.”
“It is humorous. I inform her this on my present. I truly assume Erika Jayne could be an incredible Bond woman,” Richards stated of Girardi utilizing her stage title to host Lola Ogunnaike.
“She’s robust, she’s sassy, she could be glamorous,” Richards continued.
And, contemplating Girardi has a profitable music profession Richards added: “She may sing her personal theme music.”
The most recent James Bond movie, No Time to Die — the 007’s 25th movie of the franchise — will premiere in November 2020. The undertaking shall be Daniel Craig‘s final time as Bond.
Additionally on Sofa Browsing, Richards opened up about her personal time as a Bond woman, explaining that she did not even notice how massive of a deal the function actually was. Richards performed Bond woman Dr. Christmas Jones within the 1999 movie The World Is Not Sufficient.
“I auditioned after which I went to London to display screen check. I feel I screen-tested on Thanksgiving. My dad got here with me as a result of I used to be so unhappy to overlook Thanksgiving with my household after I was forged,” Richards recalled.
“It was on the information and I used to be like ‘Why is such an enormous deal?'” Richards continued. “My buddy was like ‘Do you notice you are in James Bond?’ I am like ‘Yeah, I am so excited, it is an awesome film’ and he was like, ‘No.'”
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Richards stated she came upon “later” how main the half was.
Richards additionally spoke about her function on Saved by the Bell, particularly her scene from a 1991 episode of the NBC sitcom, wherein she performed a lady who pretends to drown so she will get saved by heartthrob A.C. Slater (Mario Lopez).
Richards, who laughed because the clip performed, admitted to Ogunnaike that taking pictures the scene was nerve-racking.
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“You understand, it’s extremely daunting while you go on a present with actors which were working collectively for a very long time and also you solely have a pair strains,” she stated. “It is my second appearing job in my whole life, and I’ve to get right into a bikini and go within the ocean and fake like I am drowning and have him carry me out in entrance of all these folks. I used to be so embarrassed!”
“They are saying it is best to by no means work with kids and animals — ought to we add waves to that record as nicely?” Ogunnaike quipped.
“It is best to add the ocean to that,” Richards stated. “Until it is with Mario Lopez, in fact.”
Thirty years later, Richards is not any stranger to the massive or small display screen. Her most acknowledged roles embrace Carmen Ibanez within the 1997 film Starship Troopers and Kelly Van Ryan within the 1998 film Wild Issues.