To which Hardwicke replied: "Oh, that would be perfect."
"Jacob Elordi...I mean, he's amazing. He probably would be Edward today. Exactly."
The podcast host also named Wednesdayand Scream actor Jenna Ortega, as a potential Bella Swan - a suggestion that Hardwicke approved of.
Jacob Elordi and Jenna Ortega were given Hardwicke's seal of approval as Edward and Bella in a hypothetical remake of Twilight in the 2020sPhoto by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images and Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Karl Lagerfeld
“I do think there’s a lot of really cool young actors today. Of course, you just mentioned Jenna Ortega, she’s amazing," she said.
Pattinson famously criticised the Twilight series he starred in and Elordi similarly spoke out about his experience in the Kissing Booth trilogy where he rose to fame.
“I didn’t want to make those movies before I made those movies,” he told GQ. “Those movies are ridiculous. They’re not universal. They’re an escape.
"You have no original ideas and you’re dead inside. So it’s a fine dance,” the Australian actor added.
While this hypothetical reboot cast with Elordi and Ortega sounds fantastic, there is already a different Twilight project in the works.