The rise and fall of the New York porn industry: the final season of the drama series "The Deuce" takes place in 1984, as life on the "Deuce" around Times Square gets tougher. Black gangs have taken power in Times Square, and a mysterious new disease called AIDS overshadows the revealing life. The last eight episodes of the third season will be on January 20 every Monday from 20:15 clock in double episodes on Sky Atlantic HD to see. In addition, two episodes are available weekly on Sky Ticket, Sky Go and Sky Q on Demand on demand. Squadrons one and two will air on weekdays around 6:45 pm / 6:10 pm on 8 January and will be available as a Sky Box Set via Sky Ticket, Sky Go and Sky Q on Demand.
About "The Deuce": New York, 1984: At the Deuce, the eighties bring some changes. Life has gotten tougher, black streets are raging the streets around Times Square, drug use is on the increase and a mysterious new disease called AIDS overshadows the revealing life in Midtown Manhattan. But not only that makes the porn industry to create, but also the collection of HVS videos. Porn films are produced cheaper, artistic background is omitted, so that Candy (Maggie Gyllenhaal) considered leaving the porn business. Vincent (James Franco) and Abby (Margarita Levieva) have relationship problems, so Vincent is back in contact with his ex-wife Andrea (Zoé Kazan) .. Candy and Harvey (Maggie Gyllenhaal, David Krumholtz) need to get fit for the porn Business of the future, revolutionized by the new medium of video. Pornstar Lori (Emily Meade) has to get used to her work routine after her withdrawal and struggles with the new circumstances in the porn business.
The two series creators, scriptwriters and showrunners, David Simon ("The Wire") and George Pelecanos are resurrecting the dirty New York of the 70s and 80s with "The Deuce". His most important collaborator in this project is James Franco, who not only embodies twin brothers Vincent and Frankie, but also serves as executive producer. His figure of Vincent is based, in part, on a true character that actually led a bar close to Times Square that was unusual for the time, a melting pot of all social strata. James Franco also puts his mark on the nostalgic, atmospheric and at the same time socially critical series as one of the directors. As planned from the beginning, David Simon is now leaving the series after the third season and a total of 25 episodes. Simon is currently working as a producer on the HBO miniseries "The Plot Against America" based on the novel by Philip Roth, which is expected to be seen on Sky 2020.
Original title: "The Deuce"
8 episodes, each about 60 minutes
Director: u.a. Alex Hall, Steph Green. Creator
Scriptwriters and producers: David Simon, George Pelecanos
Executive Producers: David Simon, George Pelecanos, Nina K. Noble, James Franco
Co-Producers: Richard Price, Alex Hall
Producers: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Laura Schweigman, Marc Henry Johnson
Performers: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Margarita Levieva, Chris Coy, Michael Rispoli, Daniel Sauli, Luke Kirby, David Krumholtz, Zoe Kazan. Lawrence Gilliard Jr.
Broadcasting dates: Season three from 20.01.2020 on Mondays in double episodes starting at 8.15 pm on Sky Atlantic HD as well as Sky Ticket, Sky Go and Sky Q on Demand
Season one and two from 8.1.2020 weekly at 18.45 and from 9.1.2020 from 18.10 clock in double episodes on Sky Atlantic HD and as Sky Box Set on Sky Ticket, Sky Go and Sky Q on demand available