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HBO's 'The Deuce adds Chris Bauer and Gbenga Akkinnagbe as Series Regulars

HaydnSpurrell HaydnSpurrell True Blood alum Chris Bauer and The Wire's Gbenga Akinnagbe have been cast in series regular roles for HBO's The Deuce, which stars James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal.

Written by The Wire's David Simmon and George Pelecanos, and directed by Michelle MacLaren, The Deuce is the story of the legalization and rise of the porn industry in New York's Times Square from the early 1970s to the mid-80s.

Bauer will play Bobby Dwyer, Vincent and Frankie Martino’s brother-in-law, a construction foreman and family man whose eyes are opened by their adventures along the Deuce, while Akinnagbe is Larry Brown, a demanding pimp who is physically intimidating to his stable of women but has an underlying humanity that is often hidden from view.

Source: Deadline

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