Beyonce and Eva Longoria Make Lesbian Love in Tipping the Velvet

Um, so this is exciting news. According to The New York Daily News, Eva Longoria and Beyonce Knowles are in talks to star in a movie version of the classic 19th century story of lesbian love, Tipping the Velvet.

Booty fruity! R&B goddess Beyoncé Knowles and sultry “Desperate Housewives” star Eva Longoria are set to lock lips and hips in a big-screen lesbian love story.

The gorgeous pair are in talks to make “Tipping the Velvet,” based on Sarah Waters’ graphically saucy Victorian tale of a love affair between an 1890s dance hall star and an oyster-shucking fishmonger’s daughter.

“We’ve had ‘Brokeback Mountain,’ so the time is right for this divine novel to get the same treatment,” the 25-year-old Knowles said at a New York benefit for ovarian cancer.

The sexy Longoria, 31, is also enthusiastic about the Sofia Coppola-helmed project.

“Yes, it’s true. We are talking about doing the movie together,” she said. “It’s such a wonderful novel, a beautiful love story.”

Looks like Sophia Coppolla doesn’t want her next film to be another flop like Marie Antoinette, and you really can’t pick a better way to get people into the theatres than by promising some hot and steamy sex scenes between Eva Longoria and Beyonce. If those studio executives don’t green-light this, they need to be shot. Repeatedly.

Update: Eva Longoria told People that this whole story is a total crock of shit. Not that there’s anything wrong with that…

More pictures of Beyonce and Eva Longoria after the jump.

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