HBO confirms a second season for its new drama series “The Deuce”. Created by George Pelecanos and David Simon (“The Wire” by HBO), the series starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal will begin their first eight-episode season on September 10, 2017. New episodes premiere every Sunday at 9pm.
“The Deuce” follows the growth of the pornography culture in New York from the early 1970s to the mid-1980s. Showing the harsh world of the sex trade from a time when the revolution provided more sexual freedom, as the new legal definitions of what was obscene were defined. Which created the conditions for the emergence of a multimillion dollar industry that is now a fundamental element of American culture.
The series shows owners of bars, porters, prostitutes, pimps, policemen and other characters from the nightlife in a world of sex, crimes, emergencies and violence in which the pornography business begins to rise from the massage parlors and the filmmakers, supported by the mafia until occupying a space of legitimacy and cultural importance.
The first season of the series counts on the executive production of David Simon, George Pelecanos, Nina K. Noble and James Franco; executive co-production by Richard Price; and production of Marc Henry Johnson and Maggie Gyllenhaal.