With Strictly Come Dancing back on screens, one tweeter took the opportunity to request that Hawes and her co-star Richard Madden return for a spin on the dance floor this Christmas.
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Guardian film critic @PeterBradshaw1 requested that the pair do the tango – appropriate, given their fiery onscreen chemistry – and Hawes spotted the tweet.
"I don't see why not," the actress responded.
Of course, the nation is now desperate to see Strictly execs turn this dream into a reality.
Luckily the BBC have already cottoned on.
And fans already have a pretty good idea of what song the Bodyguard pair should dance to: the Whitney Houston hit from the singer's film, The Bodyguard.
The Bodyguard finale airs Sunday 23rd September at 9pm on BBC1