The Deuce

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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?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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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.

Valerie Cherish in The Comeback

?Lisa Kudrow. She?s pretty spectacular.?

Candy in The Deuce

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

Issa Dee in Insecure

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

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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