Well, not really. But that’s the premise of a hilarious spoof clip which aired Friday in the United Kingdom as part of charity Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day.
Having used the same computerized tone for three decades, the famed British physicist decides he’s ready to switch it up — and auditions celebrities for the “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”
But ultimately, there’s only one winner — as Hawking opts for one of Hollywood’s most recognizable voices.
Check out the full clip above.