Fall is approaching- Looking for a new show to watch? Tune into HBO’s new series, The Deuce. This show takes place in the 70s New York City: The era of Sex, Drugs, and Hustle which takes place in Times Square a known NYC night spot. Actor James Franco (Spiderman, Milk & Pineapple Express) plays two twin brothers – Frankie and Vincent Martino. The two Brooklyn brothers move to uptown New York City and discover the underworld of drugs, porn, and mob crime. Both brothers have distinctive lives. Frankie Martino, a former army sergeant, gambles his life away and Vincent Martino, a bartender manager, husband, and father of two attempts daily to make ends meet for his family while trying to control of his wife’s Andrea Martino (Zoe Kazan) urges of sex addiction and excessive partying.
The drama show also focuses on the lives of prostitutes struggling with the street hustle and pimps thirsting for money, power, and respect. Among the prostitutes, Eileen “Candy” Merrell played by actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, a top-notch single working prostitute loves the lifestyle, but it keeps her away from being emotionally supportive for her kids- residing with her mother and her dream of becoming a famous pornstar.
Catch The Deuce-Sundays at 9 pm on HBO