The Deuce (2017– )
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Vincent becomes the proprietor of a new mob-backed disco, Club 366; Frankie "borrows" money from Show Land to pay off his debts; Candy plans to make more artful, ambitious adult films; Paul looks to sever mob ties from his current bar.

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Alex Hall

Writers:

George Pelecanos (created by), David Simon (created by) | 7 more credits »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
James Franco ... Vincent Martino / Frankie Martino
Maggie Gyllenhaal ... Eileen 'Candy' Merrell
Gbenga Akinnagbe ... Larry Brown
Chris Bauer ... Bobby Dwyer
Gary Carr ... C.C.
Chris Coy ... Paul Hendrickson
Dominique Fishback ... Donna 'Darlene' Pickett
Lawrence Gilliard Jr. ... Chris Alston
Luke Kirby ... Gene Goldman
Margarita Levieva ... Abigail 'Abby' Parker
Emily Meade ... Lori Madison
Jamie Neumann ... Dorothy 'Ashley' Spina (credit only)
Michael Rispoli ... Rudy Pipilo
David Krumholtz ... Harvey Wasserman
Method Man ... Rodney (as Cliff 'Method Man' Smith)
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Storyline

Times Square, 1977. After his early successes managing the Hi-Hat and French Parlor, Vincent is now proprietor of a new mob-backed disco, The 366, while his girlfriend Abby has brought the nascent punk-rock culture into the Hi-Hat. Vincent's twin brother, Frankie, remains a problem, "borrowing" money from Show Land, the sex emporium he manages, to pay off his debts. Candy, now a "triple threat" as a porn actress, producer and director, is looking to make more artful, ambitious adult films, over the objections of her collaborator, Harvey. C.C. pulls a con on Bernie Wolf, the director of a porn film starring Lori, to get her more money. Hoping to launch a more upscale gay nightclub, Paul looks to sever mob ties from his current bar. Alston, now a homicide detective, is approached by Gene Goldman, a civil servant appointed by Mayor Koch to clean up Times Square. Written by HBO

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 2018 (USA) See more »

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On the shot from inside the car with the crime victim out of focus in the foreground, you can see the body moving slightly due to breathing. See more »

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References Barbie's Fantasy (1974) See more »

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Assume the Position
Written and Performed by Lafayette Gilchrist
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