HBO has officially announced their releases of ‘The Deuce: The Complete First Season’. The debut season of the new HBO Original Series starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal will be available for Digital Download on November 27, 2017 and followed by the Blu-ray and DVD releases on February 13, 2018. Hit the jump to read the full announcement for the release including bonus content listings and more, plus artwork for both physical releases.
“Captivating Characters… Fantastic Turns by Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Franco” -Variety
The Deuce: The Complete First Season
Available for Digital Download November 27, 2017;
On Blu-ray™ and DVD February 13, 2018
New York, N.Y., November 16, 2017 –Catch up on the show that The Wall Street Journal calls “a spectacularly appealing enterprise,” when The Deuceis availablefor Digital Download on November 27, 2017and on Blu-RayTM and DVD February 13, 2018. Set during the early 1970s in New York City’s Times Square, The Deuce, starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal,gives viewers an up-close look at the gritty world of sex and crime, as the porn industry begins its climb to legitimacy, cultural permanence, and billion-dollar profitability.
This eight-episode series, which has a 93% Certified Fresh rating from Rotten Tomatoes,is “Vibrant…relentlessly interesting.” (The New York Times). The DVD and Blu-RayTMinclude exciting bonus content including exclusive audio commentaries from the cast and crew, including James Franco (Oscar® nominee for 127 Hours), Maggie Gyllenhaal(Oscar® nominee for Crazy Heart), and David Simon (The Wire, Treme, Show Me a Hero),cast interviews on this unique period in history, and more.The Blu-rayTM and DVD release also include a free Digital Download copy.
Digital Download, Blu-ray™ & DVD Bonus Features Include:
- The Deuce in Focus- Delve inside The Deuce with Michelle MacLaren, James Franco and Roxann Dawson as they talk about bringing the show to life.
- The Wild West: New York in the Early ’70s- Head back in time in this featurette that focuses on the frontier of the pornography business–New York City in the early 1970s–with the cast and crew of The Deuce. Creators David Simon and George Pelecanos plus James Franco and his co-stars open up about this unique period in NYC history as porn moved from the street to the mainstream screen.
Blu-ray™ & DVD Exclusive Bonus Features Include:
- Audio Commentaries- Commentaries on Episode 1 and Episode 8 with cast and crew includingDavid Simon (Co-Creator/Executive Producer),George Pelecanos (Co-Creator/Executive Producer), Nina KostroffNoble (Executive Producer), Michele MacLaren (Director), Maggie Gyllenhaal (Actor/Producer)and James Franco (Actor/Executive Producer).
Boasting a fine ensemble cast and executive produced by David Simon, George Pelecanos, Nina K. Noble and James Franco, The Deuce chronicles the rise of the porn industry that began in New York City in 1971-72, driven by the gradual legalization of porn and a politically motivated effort to “clean up” Times Square. Seizing the chance to cash in on the nascent porn business are a vivid assortment of characters, including: Vincent Martino (James Franco), a bartender with vision and connections; Frankie Martino (Franco again), Vincent’s identical twin, a dangerously freewheeling counterpart to his entrepreneurial brother; Candy (Maggie Gyllenhaal), a self-made, on-the-street sex worker eying a new career in porn filmmaking; pimps C.C. (Gary Carr) and Larry Brown (Gbenga Akinnagbe); young prostitutes Darlene (Dominique Fishback) and Lori (Emily Meade); midtown cop Chris Alston (Lawrence Gilliard, Jr.); newspaper reporter Sandra Washington (Natalie Paul); mob capo Rudy Pipilo (Michael Rispoli); disillusioned college student Abby Parker (Margarita Levieva); and others.
The Deuce: The Complete First Season
Blu-ray™, DVD & Digital Download
Digital Download: November 27, 2017
Blu-ray™& DVD: February 13, 2018
Runtime: Approx. 508minutes
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