Morning Brew – Thursday, Dec. 15: Noomi Rapace and Rachel McAdams to remake “Love Crime,” “Albert Nobbs” premieres in New York

You guys, there are only 10 days until Christmas. I hope you are getting all of your shopping done. I did, but I still have to help my wife finish hers.

I am so super stoked about this: Love Crime is being made into an American version (renamed Passion) that is said to be starring Noomi Rapace and Rachel McAdams. The French original was released earlier this year, with Kristin Scott Thomas playing the older boss of Ludivine Sagnier. There was an erotic element of control to their relationship, one I’d enjoy seeing explored by Rachel and Noomi immediately. It is a little odd that Rachel would play Kristin’s roll, though, as she can’t be much older than Noomi. Nevermind that! I’m in.

Congrats to Australian Finance Minister Penny Wong on the birth of her first child! The senator and her partner welcomed a baby girl, Alexandra.

Megan Rapinoe, why are you buying your friends sex toys? More importantly, how do I become your friend?

Margaret Cho shared her thoughts on Lindsay Lohan over at her blog. In short, she doesn’t want to see her go down the Anna Nicole Smith path.

Mia Wasikowska and Glenn Close cozied up for some pics at a premiere of Albert Nobbs in New York this week. Cute!

Whenever Donald Trump needs attention, he attacks Rosie O’Donnell. What a d-bag.

But Rosie tweeted this adorable photo last night with her fiance, Michelle Rounds. Winning!

Yesterday in Afternoon Delight, Bridget told us that Nicol Paone will guest star on 30 Rock this season. Nicol shared her dressing room pic with us on Twitter.

I cannot wait for CREEP‘s debut album, which the duo tells Bullett we should be able to hear next spring. They also said Sia does a song with them, which now means they’ve had three of my favorite singers record tracks with them. (The other two: Romy Madley-Croft and Holly Miranda.)

Remember when we told you about the web series 617? The first episode has arrived!


If you like it, head on over to their Kickstarter and help them make more episodes.

And while you’re at Kickstarter, The Slope has 30 hours and $739 left to raise. Can you contribute a few bucks to lesbians making a hilarious web series about lesbians?

Today in Lesbianish TV: Bound (MMAX 10:20 a.m.), Mulholland Dr. (WMAX 1 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), Fierce Funny Women (Showcase 3:20 p.m.), *Ghost Whisperer (We 4 p.m.), *Roseanne (Oxygen 5 p.m.), The Rosie Show (OWN 7 p.m.), Becoming Chaz (OWN 8 p.m.), Chloe (Starz Cinema 8:15 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), The Guitar (Sundance 9 p.m.), *Degrassi (TeenNick 10:30 p.m.), Being Chaz (OWN 10 p.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

*Denotes a rerun