George Pelecanos’ ‘The Deuce’ Renewed for Second Season

HBO series “The Deuce”, created by George Pelecanos and David Simons, has been renewed for a second season after sparking plenty of talk and interest with its first few episodes.

“The Deuce” premiered on September 10, and centers on the porn industry of 1970s New York, diving into the gritty lives of the people involved and the interesting dynamics of the industry and the era.

The series stars Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Franco, as well as a host of other critically acclaimed actors, including Karla Foster, Margarita Levieva, and even rapper/actor Method Man.

HBO President Casey Bloys seemed especially excited about developing the program for a second season; “we are thrilled to continue our creative collaboration with master storytellers David Simon and George Pelecanos….their unique gift for immersing the audience in their dark and edgy worlds brings a brilliant verisimilitude unlike any other.”

If you haven’t checked out this risque dramatic show yet, tune in to HBO and watch the first few episodes of “The Deuce” now.