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The Deuce Season 2 Premiere Date Announced: Where's James Franco?

The Deuce will make a groovy return to HBO this fall but something (or rather someone) is missing from the image accompanying the announcement. The premium cable net revealed Monday that its 1970s-set drama will return on Sunday, Sept. 9, at 9/8c. But James Franco, who starred in Season 1 as twin brothers Vincent [] https://tvline.com/2018/07/09/james-franco-the-deuce-season-2-cast-controversy/

The Deuce Showrunner David Simon Tells Jack Dorsey To Drop Dead In Wake Of Twitter Lockout ATX

David Simon and his producing partner Nina K. Noble are known for groundbreaking dramas that shed light on institutional dysfunction and pressing social issues in very different areas of the country. That being said, he has some opinions about the Donald Trump administration. So when he tweeted out that a POTUS follower "should die of a slow moving venereal rash that settles in your lying throat," and should die of boils, Twitter wasnt too happy and locked him out of   ...Read More... https://deadline.com/2018/06/david-simon-nina-k-noble-blown-deadline-productions-atx-television-festival-the-wire-the-deuce-1202407002/

The Deuce Star Maggie Gyllenhaal Says Show Exposes Our Broken, Misogynistic Culture

Portions of this interview with Maggie Gyllenhaal first appeared in The Race Begins issue of TheWraps Emmy magazine. In David Simon and George Pelecanos HBO series The Deuce, Maggie Gyllenhaals character, Candy, starts out as the only hooker on New Yorks 42nd Street without a pimp, and ends as an aspiring porn director. Its not a triumphant arc by any means, but a hard-fought one for both Candy and for the actress who plays her. Gyllenhaal took a gamble on a story that was in the formative stages and a role that required abundant nudity would prove to be rewarding and with her input both as an actress and, at her insistence, as a producer helped make The Deuce another critical hit for Simon, the creator of The Wire, and for HBO.   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/maggie-gyllenhaal-deuce-exposes-broken-misogynistic-culture/

Maggie Gyllenhaal Had to Fight David Simon to Keep That Female Masturbation Scene in The Deuce

The second I got to set, I was like, Where is the orgasm?  ...Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2018/05/maggie-gyllenhaal-fought-for-that-masturbation-scene-in-the-deuce.html?utm_source=nym&utm_medium=f1&utm_campaign=feed-full

Maggie Gyllenhaal Is Getting Tired Of The Sex Scenes In The Deuce

Candys frustration with her line of work is very real for Gyllenhaal.   ...Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2018/05/maggie-gyllenhaal-is-tired-of-the-sex-scenes-in-the-deuce.html?utm_source=nym&utm_medium=f1&utm_campaign=feed-full

Maggie Gyllenhaal On Playing Hookers And Porn Stars, Donald Trumps Deuce Connection, And Taking Control Of Her Career The Actors Side

Maggie Gyllenhaal kicks off the new Emmy season of The Actors Side, my Deadline series that focuses on the art and craft of acting with todays top stars. Gyllenhaal came to our studio to talk about HBOs The Deuce , the edgy series about the explosion of porn in the early 1970s in New York City she plays a hooker named Candy who gets sucked into this world and becomes a porn actress and filmmaker. Sound like Stormy Daniels? I asked her if there was any connection, as   ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2018/04/maggie-gyllenhaal-interview-the-deuce-career-donald-trump-actors-side-video-1202366633/

The Deuce Heads Into Season 2 With James Franco Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

HBO s The Deuce is heading into production in the next couple of weeks on Season 2 with James Franco on board, amid sexual harassment allegations surrounding the star and executive producer. Sources say plans remain unchanged and production is proceeding as scheduled on the porn industry drama, with scripts currently being written featuring Franco's twin characters Vincent Martino and Frankie Martino. This all comes as a Care2 petition demanding HBO drop Franco from the   ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2018/02/the-deuce-heads-into-season-2-james-franco-amid-sexual-harassment-allegations-1202288555/

James Franco Officially Returning for Season 2 of The Deuce

  James Franco , who was accused of sexual misconduct last month, will be returning for Season 2 of HBO's sex industry drama The Deuce , writer Megan Abbott confirmed at the Writers Guild Awards ceremony Sunday night. Abbott told ET that "of course" Franco will be back for Season 2 of the acclaimed .  ...Read More... ...   http://www.tvguide.com/news/james-franco-season-2-the-deuce-sexual-misconduct/?rss=breakingnews

The Deuces David Simon Calls James Franco Entirely Professional As Work On Season 2 Continues Amid Allegations

Four days after the Golden Globes, the controversy surrounding Globe winner James Franco continues, fueled by more inappropriate behavior accusations in a Los Angeles Times story and Francos comments on the issue on The Late Show and on Late Night . In addition to Francos awards prospects for his buzzy feature The Disaster Artist , the controversy also is threatening to affect his porn industry drama series The Deuce , which has been renewed for a second season. "We have   ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2018/01/the-deuce-david-simon-calls-james-franco-entirely-professional-work-on-season-2-continues-amid-allegations-1202241220/

James Franco "Entirely Professional" on The Deuce Set, Executive Producer Says

After five women alleged in The Los Angeles Times Thursday that James Franco previously engaged in inappropriate or exploitative behavior, a spokesperson for HBO told E! News, "We have...   ...Read More... http://www.eonline.com/news/905726/james-franco-entirely-professional-on-the-deuce-set-executive-producer-says?cmpid=rss-000000-rssfeed-365-tvnews&utm_source=eonline&utm_medium=rssfeeds&utm_campaign=rss_tvnews