Morning Brew – Wed. June 6: A look at Kaya Scodelario and Billie Piper in “True Love,” Brandi Carlile covers “Paste”


Hi all!

If you’re a fan of Queer as Folk (I am!), the cast are going to reunite for the Rise N Shine convention in Germany. So if you love Mel and Lindsay, you might want to make the trip.

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Sarah Paulson has joined the cast of Twelve Years a Slave, a historical drama about “the true life events of Solomon Northup, a free black man who was living in New York in the 1840s when he was duped into taking a job in Washington, D.C. only to be kidnapped and forced into manual labor on a Louisiana plantation.” Sarah will play a “jealous wife” but she rocks at every role so I’m sure she’ll be awesome, per usual.

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Howard Bragman and E! are developing a scripted TV show about a Hollywood publicist. Howard is known for working with closeted gay artists who want to come out (like Chely Wright) so that should be interesting!

IndieWire has compiled a list of 43 LGBT Films to watch during Pride month. Yeah, they are mostly about dudes and I wouldn’t necessarily say that Monster gives me Pride, but give it a look if you want something to watch.

And here’s another Pride film celebration, from Focus Features.

We finally get a look at True Love, the BBC show that stars Billie Piper and Kaya Scodelario in a student/teacher relationship. Yeah, it looks pretty hot.

Check out Brandi Carlile on the cover of this month’s Paste magazine. Loving the vest.

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Today in Lesbianish TV: *The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Talking Liberally with Stephanie Miller (Current 9 a.m.), The Kids Are All Right (5 MAX 10:45 a.m.), *The Parkers (BET 12 p.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.), Set It Off (HBO Signature 1:25 p.m.), The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS 1:30 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (TMAX 4 p.m.), *Friends (TBS 4:30 p.m.), The Times of Harvey Milk (Showtime2 4:50 p.m.), The Hours (Flix 6:05 p.m.), *Law & Order (TNT 7 p.m.), Under the Tuscan Sun (Oxygen 7 p.m.), Glee: Live in Concert (HBO 7:15 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), *The Glee Project (Oxygen 10 p.m.), Around the World in 80 Plates (Bravo 10:01 p.m.), Iron Chef America (Cooking Channel 11 p.m.), *Food Network Star (Food Network 11 p.m.), Black Swan (HBO2 12:25 a.m.) and *Lost Girl (Syfy 1 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

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