First Trailer: HBO & David Simon’s “The Deuce”

HBO has confirmed a September 10th premiere for “The Deuce,” the upcoming eight-episode series from “The Wire” creator David Simon and author George Pelecanos. They’ve also released the first photos and trailer which you can see below.

James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal lead the cast of this story of the legalization and subsequent rise of the porn industry in New York’s Times Square from the early 1970s through the mid-1980s.

It was a rough-and-tumble world in the midst of pioneering moments of what would become the billion-dollar American sex industry. Simon, Franco, Pelecanos and Nina K. Noble executive produce.