Golden Globe Nominee
The Deuce
1 Season | 8 Episodes | TV-MA

Created by George Pelecanos and David Simon (The Wire) and starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Deuce explores the rough-and-tumble world at the pioneering moments of what would become the billion-dollar American sex industry.

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? Now Renewed for Season 2 ?


?Moving, brutal and informed with human mystery ? whose every chapter only whets the appetite for more. ... A smashing work all around."

? The Wall Street Journal


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Check out the videos and event coverage below for a deeper look at The Deuce.

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INSIDE THE SERIES

The Business of Sex

George Pelecanos, Maggie Gyllenhaal and more explain the drama's setting, and the dynamics that made sex-work a lucrative industry.

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FROM THE SET

The Cast Looks Back at Their Roots

Members of The Deuce cast share what it's like to work again with David Simon and George Pelecanos.

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FROM THE SET

The Deuce's Triple Threat

Actor-director-producer James Franco shares how he tackled the world of 1970s New York City.

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INSIDE THE SERIES

The Business of Sex

George Pelecanos, Maggie Gyllenhaal and more explain the drama's setting, and the dynamics that made sex-work a lucrative industry.

Card Play IconWatch
Video1:44

FROM THE SET

The Cast Looks Back at Their Roots

Members of The Deuce cast share what it's like to work again with David Simon and George Pelecanos.

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FROM THE SET

The Deuce's Triple Threat

Actor-director-producer James Franco shares how he tackled the world of 1970s New York City.

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2017 New York Television Festival

NYTVF Welcomes the Women of The Deuce

Maggie Gyllenhaal, Michelle MacLaren, Nina Kostroff Noble and HBO programmer Kat McCaffrey sat down to talk about sex, the show?s 1971 setting, and how the themes explored in The Deuce still ring true today.

INTERVIEWS

The Deuce Cast on Their Favorite HBO Women

Inspired by the many incredible women featured in and working on The Deuce, we asked the cast to name their favorite female HBO characters ? classic or current.

Margarita Levieva (Abby)
Valerie Cherish in The Comeback

?Lisa Kudrow. She?s pretty spectacular.?

James Franco (Vincent and Frankie)
Candy in The Deuce

?Maggie Gyllenhaal?s courage and unflinching commitment sets the tone for everybody.?

Jamie Neumann (Ashley)
Issa Dee in Insecure

?I?m loving that show so hard, she makes me laugh so much.?

Natalie Paul (Sandra Washington)
Samantha Jones in Sex and the City

?She said and did things people don?t say or do. I?d say she was the OG liberator.?

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