The Deuce was inspired in part by the career of twin brothers who were players in the Times Square world and became fronts for Mob control of the volatile and lucrative billion dollar sex industry. from its origins. Chronicles the legalization and subsequent rise of the porn industry in New York's Times Square from the early 1970s through the mid-1980s, exploring the rough-and-tumble world of midtown Manhattan, when porn and prostitution was rampant,
Big changes come to The Deuce as Gene sees opportunity in the city's public health crisis. Vincent looks to get out from under the mob's thumb and makes peace with Abby, who decides to pursue a new future. Candy makes a critical choice in her relatio
HBO announced today that The Deuce will be coming to an end. The cable network has renewed the drama for a third season, to air next year, that will conclude its story line. The news was somewhat expected, given that co-creators George Pelecanos and David Simon have always said they expected it to go three seasons
Titled after the slang used by locals for New York's fabled 42nd Street, The Deuce is set in and around Times Square and follows the legalization and subsequent rise of the adult film industry beginning in the early 1970s. With HIV and drug-related violence on the rise, two twin brothers start working for the Mob while operating out of Times Square, which is also home to a sex worker who starts working in the emerging porn industry.