Richards, 49, opened up about wanting Girardi, 48, for the long-lasting function saying throughout an look on PeopleTV’s Sofa Browsing that “She’s powerful.”
“It is humorous. I inform her this on my present. I truly assume Erika Jayne can be an incredible Bond lady,” Richards mentioned of Girardi utilizing her stage identify to host Lola Ogunnaike.
“She’s powerful, she’s sassy, she can be glamorous,” Richards continued.
And, contemplating Girardi has a profitable music profession Richards added: “She may sing her personal theme track.”
The newest James Bond movie, No Time to Die — the 007’s 25th movie of the franchise — will premiere in November 2020. The challenge will likely be Daniel Craig‘s final time as Bond.
Additionally on Sofa Browsing, Richards opened up about her personal time as a Bond lady, explaining that she did not even notice how huge of a deal the function actually was. Richards performed Bond lady Dr. Christmas Jones within the 1999 movie The World Is Not Sufficient.
“I auditioned after which I went to London to display take a look at. I believe 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 once I was forged,” Richards recalled.
“It was on the information and I used to be like ‘Why is such a giant deal?'” Richards continued. “My pal was like ‘Do you notice you are in James Bond?’ I am like ‘Yeah, I am so excited, it is an amazing film’ and he was like, ‘No.'”
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Richards mentioned she discovered “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, by which she performed a woman who pretends to drown so she will be able to 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.
Keith Hamshere/Getty Photographs Denise Richards in The World Is Not Sufficient
“, it’s extremely daunting once you go on a present with actors which were working collectively for a very long time and also you solely have a pair traces,” she mentioned. “It is my second appearing job in my total 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 individuals. I used to be so embarrassed!”
“They are saying you must by no means work with youngsters and animals — ought to we add waves to that listing as nicely?” Ogunnaike quipped.
“You need to add the ocean to that,” Richards mentioned. “Except it is with Mario Lopez, in fact.”
Thirty years later, Richards isn’t any stranger to the large or small display. Her most acknowledged roles embody Carmen Ibanez within the 1997 film Starship Troopers and Kelly Van Ryan within the 1998 film Wild Issues.