Richards, 49, opened up about wanting Girardi, 48, for the enduring position saying throughout an look on PeopleTV’s Sofa Browsing that “She’s powerful.”
“It is humorous. I inform her this on my present. I really suppose Erika Jayne can be a tremendous Bond lady,” Richards stated 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 tune.”
The newest James Bond movie, No Time to Die — the 007’s 25th movie of the franchise — will premiere in November 2020. The undertaking can 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 understand how huge of a deal the position 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 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 solid,” Richards recalled.
“It was on the information and I used to be like ‘Why is such an enormous deal?'” Richards continued. “My pal was like ‘Do you understand 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 discovered “later” how main the half was.
Richards additionally spoke about her position 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 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 Photos Denise Richards in The World Is Not Sufficient
“You already know, it is very daunting once you go on a present with actors which have been working collectively for a very long time and also you solely have a pair traces,” she stated. “It is my second appearing job in my complete life, and I’ve to get right into a bikini and go within the ocean and faux 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’s best to by no means work with youngsters and animals — ought to we add waves to that listing as nicely?” Ogunnaike quipped.
“It’s best to add the ocean to that,” Richards stated. “Except 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 embody Carmen Ibanez within the 1997 film Starship Troopers and Kelly Van Ryan within the 1998 film Wild Issues.