James Franco will return for the second season of the HBO series, The Deuce, according to Entertainment Weekly.
The publication reports that show writer Megan Abbott met with reporters during the Writers Guild Awards ceremony Sunday and said “of course” Franco would be back.
The show, which aired its eight-episode first season from August through October 2017, has Franco playing twin brothers Vincent and Frankie Martino who become fronts for the mob as they become entangled in the rise of adult film entertainment in 1970s Manhattan.
Five women came forward with misconduct allegations against Franco in January, leading to his removal from the Academy Awards cover of Vanity Fair. Additionally, he was called out by multiple celebrities, including Scarlett Johansson. Franco however went on both Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Late Night with Seth Meyers to deny the allegations.
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