HBO announced drama series, “The Deuce” returns for season 2 premiering September 9th. Created by George Pelecanos and David Simon, the critically acclaimed series chronicles the rise of pornography and the multibillion-dollar industry’s transformation of American culture.
The nine-episode second season resumes 5 years after the culmination fo season one. “Amid a city that is as culturally dynamic as it is dystopic, the show finds its protagonists living at the apex of the Golden Age of Porn, when the dream of a mainstream X-rated film business is a suddenly a credible reality, and the culture of pornography and its blatant commodification of sex is finding increasing traction among more and more Americans,’ says the HBO press release.
“This is the moment when it genuinely seemed for the first time that hardcore pornography was going to become mainstreamed into American culture and pysche,” says David Simon. “And in a very real sense that would happen to a profound degree, though not in the ways that our protagonists once imagined,” from the press release.
“The Deuce” stars James Frankco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Carr, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Margarita Levieva, Dominique Fishback, Emily Meade, Lawrence Gilliard, Jr., Chris Bauer, Michael Rispoli and Chris Coy.
Season 2 of “The Deuce” premieres Sunday, September 9 at 9 pm ET exclusively on HBO. The series is also available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and affiliate portals.