Richards, 49, opened up about wanting Girardi, 48, for the enduring 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 really suppose Erika Jayne can be a tremendous Bond woman,” Richards mentioned of Girardi utilizing her stage title 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 venture might 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 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 solid,” Richards recalled.
“It was on the information and I used to be like ‘Why is such a giant 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 important film’ and he was like, ‘No.'”
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Richards mentioned 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, through 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 capturing the scene was nerve-racking.
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“You understand, it is very 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 record as effectively?” Ogunnaike quipped.
“It’s best to add the ocean to that,” Richards mentioned. “Until 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 embrace Carmen Ibanez within the 1997 film Starship Troopers and Kelly Van Ryan within the 1998 film Wild Issues.